Man Badly Hurt in Alpine Crash on Interstate 8

Alpine Crash
Man Badly Hurt in Alpine Crash on Interstate 8

Alpine, California (February 18, 2023) – A man suffered major injuries when he was struck by a big rig in Alpine on Friday evening, according to the authorities.

The crash happened on Interstate 8 near Tavern Road at around 12:45 a.m. February 17.

Authorities  said the driver of a broken-down 2002 Cadillac Eldorado was standing next to it on the south side of the freeway when a tractor-trailer traveling southbound drifted to the side and struck them.

The pedestrian, a 26-year-old Lakeside man, was taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital in San Diego with major injuries.

At the time of the crash, a 19-year-old woman was sitting in the Cadillac while a 20-year-old Alpine man was also standing next to it. The two, along with the driver of the rig, were unharmed.

Authorities are investigating the collision.

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