SAN DIEGO, CA – A wrong-way driver was arrested after crashing head-on at an Escondido intersection with another vehicle on Wednesday evening.
According to the Times of San Diego, police were alerted to a 1994 Honda Accord being driven erratically on Interstate 15 north at bout 7:30 p.m. The erratic driver exited the freeway on Via Ranch Parkway and got going the wrong way before crashing at Bear Valley Parkway and Mary Lane. The Honda struck one vehicle head-on and then a third vehicle became involved.
The Honda’s driver was seriously injured in the accident. He was transported to Palomar Medical Center where he receiver surgery. He was also arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
The other involved drivers suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
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