1 killed in head-on crash in rural East County


A person was killed and two other people suffered major injuries Saturday morning in a head-on traffic crash in rural East County, authorities said. (Courtesy of Cal Fire San Diego)

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – One person was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday in a head-on collision in Dulzura, Cal Fire officials said.

The collision happened at 6:35 a.m. on state Route 94 near Community Building Road, according to Cal Fire, with one victim taken to a hospital by air ambulance and another by ground ambulance.

The California Highway Patrol said a vehicle went off the side of the road about 50 feet down an embankment and was totaled.

Traffic on SR-94 was stopped in both directions for several hours while the accident was cleared and investigated. Traffic resumed in both directions at 11:30 a.m., according to Caltrans San Diego.

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