Driver Killed in Fiery Crash into Power Pole off I-8 in La Mesa

LA MESA (KUSI) – A motorist was killed Monday morning in a fiery crash into a power pole off Interstate 8 in La Mesa.

The crash was reported shortly after 5:05 a.m. near eastbound I-8 west of Spring Street, according to a CHP incident log.

A vehicle crashed into a pole, then became fully engulfed in flames, according to the incident log.

The vehicle’s driver was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP reported. No details about the victim or the vehicle were available.

Authorities shut down the right lane of I-8 near Spring Street for the crash investigation and clean up.

Categories: Local San Diego News, Traffic & Accidents