CHILD AND 3 ADULTS SUSTAIN LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES IN ALPINE ROLLOVER CRASH

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October 23, 2013 (Alpine) – Four people sustained life-threatening major injuries in a rollover accident on westbound I-8 at East Willows Road in Alpine at 11:50 a.m. on October 21.   None were properly restrained in seat belts, according to CHP officer Kevin Pearlstein.

According to the CHP, a 28-year-old woman from Campo was driving a 2001 Ford Explorer westbound at about 70 miles per hour when her vehicle drifted onto the dirt center divide and rolled out.  A 2-year-old girl was ejected from the vehicle.  She was transported to Children’s Hospital.

Two passengers, a  man, 29, and a woman, 50 were transported  by air ambulance to Sharp Memorial Hospital. Both are from  Campo.  The driver was also taken to Sharp Memorial Hospital.

The collision is under investigation, however it appears that alcohol or drugs were not factors in the accident, CHP reports.