Blog / Personal Injury / Two hospitalized after wrong-way wreck on I-8 WB in Alpine

Two hospitalized after wrong-way wreck on I-8 WB in Alpine

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA — Two people were injured early Thursday morning in a wrong-way collision on Interstate 8 near east Alpine, reports ABC 10 News.

The accident occurred on the westbound interstate near East Victoria Drive shortly after 2:00 a.m.

According to California Highway Patrol, a woman was driving a gold Nissan Altima was eastbound on the westbound lanes when she struck a blue compact car head-on, causing both vehicles to catch on fire.

Responding fire crews were able to rescue both drivers before either one of them suffered burns.

The driver of the Altima and the male driver of the blue car were transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.

An investigation was underway to determine whether or not the wrong-way driver was impaired at the time of the crash.

 

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Ross Jurewitz

RossRoss Jurewitz is the founder and managing lawyer of the Jurewitz Law Group, a San Diego personal injury attorney law firm. These San Diego injury accident lawyers specialize in helping people seriously injured in a variety of accidents throughout San Diego County and California.

Connect with Ross Jurewitz on

Related Articles:

Posted in: Personal Injury

Two hospitalized after wrong-way wreck on I-8 WB in Alpine

Awards & Memberships

Our Achievements

Ross Jurewitz and his team won’t let you be duped or intimidated by multi-million dollar insurance companies that have no interest in your well-being. Unlike other firms, we’re not looking for a quick low-ball settlement so we can move on to the next case. Our goal is to get you the compensation you deserve, and nothing less. We’ve stepped into the ring with insurance companies and their high-priced lawyers before.

We’ve seen it all. We have access to expert witnesses in all fields who will be glad to testify on your behalf. We have a network of medical providers and caregivers who can treat you right now at no upfront cost, while we take care of your claim.

Whether you were bitten by a dog, involved in a multi-car accident on the 15, tripped on one of San Diego’s cracked sidewalks, hit by a driver performing a left turn while on your motorcycle, or lost a loved one in a terrible accident, we’re here to help you recover. When our team takes your case, you pay no fees. We only get paid if we win your claim.

San Diego Personal Injury Lawyers – Car Accident Attorney in San Diego
Jurewitz Downtown Office Image
Map icon

600 B Street, Suite #1450 San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego Personal Injury Lawyers – Car Accident Attorney in San Diego
Jurewitz Northcountry Office Image
Map icon

5451 Avenida Encinas, Suite H, Carlsbad, CA 92008