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La Jolla Wrong-Way Crash Interstate 5 Near State Route 52

La Jolla Wrong-Way Crash Interstate 5 Near State Route 52

La Jolla wrong-way crash Interstate 5

2 Seriously Injured in La Jolla Wrong-Way Crash on Interstate 5 Near State Route 52

LA JOLLA, CA (August 10, 2021) – Two were seriously injured after a wrong-way crash on the Interstate 5 in the La Jolla neighborhood.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune and FOX 5 News, the accident occurred late Monday night. Officers reported the wreck on August 9 shortly after 11:45 p.m.

The incident began when a white Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling north in the southbound lanes of the Interstate 5 near the La Jolla Parkway exit.

The California Highway Patrol said the Chevrolet then slammed head-on into a Mazda SUV. The two cars crashed just south of State Route 52.

2 Cars Collide Head-On Near State Route 52

Firefighters along with the paramedics soon arrived at the scene. The wrong-way motorist and the driver of the Mazda sustained major injuries as a result of the collision.

Medical personnel took both patients to the hospital for treatment. Officials did not disclose the names of the wounded parties and their condition at this time.

Meanwhile, CHP believed that one of the drivers involved was under the influence when the wreck took place. Officers forced three right lanes of the Interstate 5 to shut down following the collision.

The La Jolla wrong-way crash is still under investigation.


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