Wrong-Way Driver Causes Fiery Crash on I-805:CHP - NBC 7 San Diego

Wrong-Way Driver Causes Fiery Crash on I-805:CHP

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    I-805 Wrong-Way Crash Hospitalizes Two

    A wrong-way driver crashed on Interstate 805 near Murray Ridge, injuring themself and the driver of a minivan. NBC 7's Omari Fleming has more. (Published Saturday, March 16, 2019)

    A wrong-way driver caused a fiery crash on Interstate 805 near Murray Ridge Saturday.

    California Highway Patrol officers said a Mitsubishi Lancer was heading northbound on the southbound side of I-805 just before 3 a.m. when it collided head-on with a Toyota Sienna minivan.

    The van burst into flames.

    A Kia Sol was also involved in the crash. Officers said the driver sustained minor injuries.

    The driver who caused the crash had been traveling the wrong way for more than a mile, according to the CHP.

    The Lancer and Sienna drivers were taken to a nearby hospital with what was described by officials as life-threatening injuries.

    No other information was available.

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