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.
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.