Two killed in head-on crash in Lakeside

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LAKESIDE, Calif. - Two people were killed and three people were injured in a car crash in Lakeside Saturday, the California Highway Patrol said.

According to the CHP, two vehicles crashed head-on at Wildcat Canyon Road north of  Blue Sky Ranch around 5 a.m. One of the cars was headed northbound and crossed the into the southbound lane when the accident happened.

The wrong-way-driver and a passenger were killed. The other passenger had moderate injuries.

Emergency crews investigated a deadly crash on Wildcat Canyon Road on July 26, 2015.

Emergency crews investigated a deadly crash on Wildcat Canyon Road on July 26, 2015.

Authorities shut down both sides of Wildcat Canyon Road for four hours as they investigated.

Pictures of the scene show a car over the guardrail and another one overturned.

The driver of the other vehicle and a passenger in it were injured with severe injuries.

The injured were taken to a local hospital, the CHP said.

The names of the people involved were not released.

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