April 15, 2024
Crews work to free one of many drivers following the wrong-way collision. Picture credit score: OnScene.TV

A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving below the affect Friday following an early morning wrong-way crash on state Route 163 in Hillcrest.

A male driver in a white Mazda 3 sporting solely shorts was heading the flawed means within the southbound lanes round 3:25 a.m. when he collided head-on with a black Toyota Camry carrying 4 individuals, in accordance with OnScene.TV.

The crash occurred minutes after the California Freeway Patrol, in accordance with a visitors log, obtained experiences of a car continuing north within the southbound lanes close to Robinson Avenue.

San Diego Fireplace-Rescue crews needed to extricate one affected person, with each drivers unresponsive.

All southbound lanes from Washington Road to Robinson had been closed for not less than 90 minutes after the crash, in addition to the onramp from Robinson.

Medics transported the injured events to numerous hospitals, together with Scripps Mercy. Authorities later arrested the Mazda driver.