San Diego

1 Dies in SUV Rollover on I-15 Near Escondido

One person died Sunday in a traffic collision on northbound Interstate 15 at Gopher Canyon Road. 

A car struck an SUV, sending it into the center divider along the northbound lanes of I-15, according to California Highway Patrol officers.

This caused the SUV to roll several times.

According to the San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office an 11-year-old boy from Crestline was in the backseat of the SUV.

The ME’s office said the boy was thrown from the vehicle and died. Several other people were injured.

CHP is investigating.

No further information was immediately available.

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