I-5 Crash Involved Wrong-Way Driver: CHP

By R. Stickney
|  Friday, Feb 4, 2011  |  Updated 2:00 PM PDT
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A crash on Interstate 5 near Oceanside that closed down northbound lanes for almost an hour involved a wrong-way driver according to California Highway Patrol officers.

Just after 9:30 a.m. Friday, an 82-year-old man driving a Ford F-150 entered the I-5 northbound lanes heading southbound.

Near the Las Pulgas exit, the Ford hit the center divide and was T-boned by a silver Land Rover according to the CHP.

A gold van crashed into the Land Rover then, a big rig struck the gold van, officers said.

There were only minor injuries according to the CHP.

Northbound lanes of the I-5 were closed for about 45 minutes while the mess was cleaned up.

The 82-year-old driver has been cited for driving the wrong direction on a freeway, according to the CHP.

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