CHP employee, trucker injured when hit by car on El Cajon roadside

EL CAJON —  A California Highway Patrol employee and a truck driver suffered major injuries Friday when they were struck by a car that drifted onto...

November 19, 2022
1:04 PM

EL CAJON —  A California Highway Patrol employee and a truck driver suffered major injuries Friday when they were struck by a car that drifted onto the shoulder of a road in El Cajon, authorities said.The incident was reported about 10:10 a.m. on south Olde Highway 80 near Lake Jennings Park Road, said CHP Officer Jared Grieshaber. The injured CHP employee, a 57-year-old civilian, and the truck driver, a 62-year-old man from Fallbrook, were outside of their vehicles on the extra-wide shoulder of the road for a commercial vehicle inspection when a 2007 green Toyota Camry crashed into them at an unknown speed, Grieshaber said.

Caleb Lunetta