FATALITY CRASH ON I-8 SNARLED RUSH HOUR COMMUTE

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Update November 4, 2010:  The San Diego Medical Examiner’s office has identified Sergio Chan Mora, 54, as the deceased. His place of residence is unknown. According to witnesses, the driver of a Ford Explorer made an illegal u-turn on eastbound I-8 and struck Mora, who was unable to avoid the collision.

By Miriam Raftery

Photos by Dennis Richardson

November 1, 2010 (Alpine) – I-8 east was shut down and a Sig Alert issued following a fatality accident on the freeway just west of Harbison Canyon late this afternoon, as ECM’s Viejas Wildfire & Emergency alerts informed subscribers earlier today. The rollover collision involved a white van and a second vehicle, with several parties trapped and requiring extrication. Smoke from one of the vehicles was doused with a fire extinguisher.


One individual was pronounced dead at the scene. At least one patient was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. Traffic was diverted off of the freeway and onto Old Highway 80 until the collision was cleared this evening.
 

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The accident which is

The accident which is happened at Harbison Canyon is unimaginable. The rollover collision involved in accident it was exploid. Smoke from one vehicle was doused with a fire extinguisher.
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Name of deceased?

Never heard the name of the deceased on any News Report.
Does anyone know who died?

crash victim on I-8 identified

 

The San Diego Medical Examiner’s office has identified Sergio Chan Mora, 54, as the deceased.  His place of residence is unknown.   According to witnesses, the driver of a Ford Explorer made an illegal u-turn on eastbound I-8 and struck Mora, who was unable to avoid the collision.