A 42-yr-outdated San Gabriel Valley guy died Thursday when the Dodge Charger he was driving plowed into the again of a massive rig on Interstate 15 in northern San Diego County.
The truck driver pulled above to the aspect of the street, pondering he experienced blown a tire, claimed a CHP officer at the scene.
“He walked back and recognized that he’d been strike,” Curtis Martin of the California Highway Patrol informed OnScene.Tv.
The driver of the 2021 model Charger rear-ended the commercial car or truck at high speed about 9 a.m. even though seeking to adjust lanes on the southbound aspect of the freeway, just south of Lilac Street in Bonsall, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The impact left the car wedged underneath the cargo trailer of the truck, the CHP noted. The driver and sole occupant of the Charger, a Baldwin Park resident, died at the incident scene. His title was withheld pending loved ones notification.
Martin reported the major rig was heading about 50 mph when the speeding Charger, which “passed every person on the freeway,” collided and slid under the lengthy truck.
The wreck brought on no other injuries, in accordance to the Freeway Patrol.
The huge rig driver instructed CHP that he’d been driving for a lot of many years and this was his initial collision, Martin stated.
“He’s undertaking Alright,” Martin mentioned.
— Town News Service contributed to this report