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Wrong-way driver causes pileup on SR 125

SAN DIEGO, CA – A wrong-way driver on State Route 125 caused a multi-car pileup after speeding down the fast lane against traffic on Wednesday.

According to CHP, the incident began just after 10 a.m. The driver of the white Scion was traveling northbound at a high rate of speed in the southbound lanes. The car’s speed was estimated at 70 mph.

The Scion crashed into one vehicle near Otay Lakes Road. More vehicles crashed into the initial collision, which spread debris all over the lanes. The accident and debris were blocking both lanes.

The call came for additional units to respond to another traffic collision in the same area between two more vehicles.

As the dust cleared, a tow truck was called for 8 vehicles.

No injuries were reported in the major pileup.

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