La Jolla Wrong-Way Crash Interstate 5 Freeway in San Diego (August 10)

Head-on Crash on I-5 Freeway in La Jolla

 La Jolla Wrong-Way Crash Interstate 5 Freeway in San Diego (August 10) SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 11, 2021)  — A La Jolla wrong-way crash happened late Monday night on the southbound Interstate 5 in San Diego County.

The collision happened about 11:45 p.m. on August 9th, according to the California Highway Patrol.

Two people suffered major injuries in the head-on crash. Paramedics transported them by ambulances to the hospital.

Meanwhile, authorities suspect one of the drivers was driving while intoxicated, the CHP said.

The SUV was heading north in the southbound lanes of I-5  Freeway just south of state Route 52.

Additionally, that’s where its driver collided with a second SUV, police said.

Also, the freeway was blocked by wreckage from the crash and authorities closed down the three right lanes.

Investigators continue to piece together evidence and witness statements to determine fault.


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