2 Killed on Interstate 8
A driver involved in a previous crash and a Good Samaritan offering to help were killed as they were struck by another driver. The fatal accident happened in the early morning hours of April 8 on Interstate 8 in El Cajon.
A driver crashed his vehicle while on eastbound Interstate 8, near El Cajon Boulevard. It came to a rest in the middle of the freeway, in the second lane from the left. A passing motorist parked in a nearby median and offered assistance.
The two were standing in the lane when they were struck by an oncoming vehicle. Another person offering to help escaped injury.
The freeway was closed for several hours as police investigated. Alcohol or drugs may be factors in the crash.