A California Highway Patrol cruiser
A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

One person was killed in a single-car crash Saturday on Interstate 8 in rural Jacumba Hot Springs.

The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. on the eastbound I-8, also known as Kumeyaay Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The car hit the metal center divider and the victim crashed through the windshield, the CHP said. The identity of the victim was withheld pending notification of kin.

One other man in the car that crashed suffered injuries, Cal Fire San Diego reported. The man was flown to a hospital for treatment.

The crash temporarily blocked the number 2 lane.

— City News Service

Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.