1 killed, 1 hospitalized in Mission Valley head-on crash


SAN DIEGO – One driver was killed and another was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision in Mission Valley, San Diego police said.

The fatal wreck occurred in the 3400 block of Camino Del Rio North shortly before 4 p.m.

One of the drivers, believed to have been in his mid-60s, died at the scene of the crash, Officer John Buttle said. Paramedics took the other motorist, who was described as “elderly,” to a hospital for treatment of injuries of undisclosed severity. Neither involved driver was publicly identified by authorities.

The accident forced a closure of the roadway in the area into the late afternoon, Buttle said.

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