SPEEDING MOTORIST KILLED AFTER ROLLING DOWN EMBANKMENT OFF I-8

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East County News Service

May 26, 2016 (Boulevard) – A 24-year-old man died Saturday night, May 20th after he lost control of his vehicle on I-8 West near McCain Valley Road in Boulevard. The Infinity G35 veered off the highway and rolled down a steep embankment.

Holden Tyler Mendoza of Brawley was ejected from the vehicle.  California Highway Patrol officers reported to the crash site and confirmed his death at the scene at 10:50 p.m.

The motorist was speeding prior to the crash, according to the CHP.

Comments

The Infinity and Interstate 8

The car is a high performance luxury coupe and I-8 has a posted speed limit of 70 MPH. Things can go wrong in a hurry at that speed,and yeah he should have used the seat belt.
Many people go faster than 70 out there.