SAN DIEGO, CA – According to FOX 5 San Diego, one person was killed in a wrong-way accident on Route 52 outside Kearny Mesa on Friday.
Authorities say the crash took place shortly before 3:00 a.m. just east of Interstate 805. A driver of a grey truck was heading east in the westbound lanes of Route 52 and struck a red vehicle head-on.
The driver of the red car was killed in the impact and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Police later arrested her on suspicion of driving under the influence.
No other details have been released at this time. Police continue to investigate.
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