SR 94 Wrong-Way Crash Kills 1

A man driving a BMW entered SR 94 the wrong way, colliding head-on with another vehicle, officials said

By Diana Guevara and Andie Adams
|  Sunday, Feb 23, 2014  |  Updated 4:42 PM PDT
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A wrong-way driver, suspected of DUI, collided head-on with another driver, killing him upon impact Sunday. NBC 7's Diana Guevara reports.

A wrong-way driver, suspected of DUI, collided head-on with another driver, killing him upon impact Sunday. NBC 7's Diana Guevara reports.

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An early morning accident in the East County left one man dead and shut down State Route 94 for a time Sunday.

A man in a BMW drove the wrong way onto the westbound side of the 94 freeway around 2:10 a.m. south of Oak Park, according to California Highway Patrol.

The BMW collided head on with another driver, 29-year-old John Mathew Hajosy of La Mesa

Hajosy was killed upon impact.

His vehicle jumped over the center median and fell partially onto the opposite side of the freeway.

The CHP shut down eastbound SR 94 and a portion of the westbound lanes to clean up the crash.

The alleged wrong-way driver was under the influence of alcohol, officials said.

He and his passenger were taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital for non-life threatening injuries as the CHP continued investigating the crash.

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