Fatal Injury on Interstate 8


CHP new logoEL CENTRO-Wednesday, March 18, at approximately 2:20 a.m., a Missouri, Texas man, (64) while driving a 2015 Peterbilt truck east on Interstate 8 west of Dunaway Road, at an unknown speed, allowed his truck to drive off of the roadway.  The male driver subsequently lost control which caused the Peterbilt to roll over.  The driver and female Houston, Texas, 47 year old passenger were trapped during the collision. The male driver succumbed to his injuries at the scene and the female passenger was transported to Desert Regional Medical Center by Reach Air ambulance due to back and neck pain. The collision is still under investigation at this time according to Officer C. Alcantar.