Wrong-way crash badly injures 2, blocks freeway near border

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A wrong-way crash on I-5 South blocked traffic near the border Sunday night.
(Photo: Jonathan Cuevas)

SAN DIEGO — A wrong-way driver caused a crash on southbound Interstate 5 near the border Sunday night.

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The crash happened around 10:15 p.m. near Dairy Mart Road in San Ysidro. Two people were severely injured and rushed to UC San Diego for treatment, San Diego Fire-Rescue told FOX 5.

The left three southbound lanes were blocked on I-5 in the immediate area following the crash, Caltrans said in a tweet. Viewer Jonathan Cuevas told FOX 5 he was still stuck in the traffic jam at 11 p.m.

We will update this developing story as we learn more.

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