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18 hurt in San Diego County crash were immigrants possibly being smuggled

A horse trailer secretly shuttling about 18 unauthorized immigrants through Campo on Interstate 8 overturned Saturday, injuring several, authorities said.The crash occurred in the westbound freeway lanes west of Crestwood Road about 11:50 a.m.A woman who was driving behind the Ford F-250 in the fast lane told investigators that the two-axle, four-horse trailer being hauled by the pickup began to fishtail, according to the California Highway Patrol. The pickup driver was unable to maintain control and drifted off the freeway. The trailer then separated from the truck and tipped onto its right side, said CHP Officer Travis Garrow.Several people scrambled from the trailer and many ran away. No horses were inside. ...
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