Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Near U.S.-Mexico Border

CHP received a number of 911 calls reporting a vehicle traveling southbound on NB I-805

By R. Stickney
|  Thursday, Mar 14, 2013  |  Updated 6:58 AM PDT
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A woman was seriously injured after crashing her car into a construction site container near the U.S. Mexico border.

A woman was seriously injured after crashing her car into a construction site container near the U.S. Mexico border.

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Woman Injured in Wrong-Way Crash

The vehicle started near Telegraph Canyon Road and didn t come to a stop until it crashed into a large container just north of the San Ysidro border crossing. NBC 7's Brandi Powell reports.
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A car traveling the wrong way on a highway crashed into a construction site container near the U.S.-Mexico border.

California Highway Patrol received several calls about the vehicle driving southbound on northbound Interstate 805 after 1 a.m. Thursday.

The vehicle started near Telegraph Canyon Road and didn’t come to a stop until it crashed into a large container just north of the San Ysidro border crossing.

San Diego Fire Rescue responded and had to cut the top of the vehicle to remove the driver from the wreckage.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital. CHP officers did not have details on the extent of her injuries.

Investigators believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
 

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