Wrong-Way Head-On Accident on 5 Freeway in Bay Ho Area Sends Two Drivers to Hospital
SAN DIEGO, CA (August 13, 2021) – Two people sustained injuries in a wrong-way head-on accident on 5 Freeway in the Bay Ho area late Monday evening.
The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. on August 9, along the northbound lanes of the freeway near Highway 163. According to the California Highway Patrol, a silver SUV was traveling southbound in the northbound 5 Freeway when it collided head-on with a white SUV. The white SUV then struck a red pickup truck.
As a result, both drivers of the SUVs were taken to the hospital with unspecified injuries.
No other injuries were reported at this time.
CHP officials are looking into the possibility of DUI as a factor in the crash. An investigation is ongoing.
Wrong-way driving can cause a head-on accident. Always stay in your lane when you are on the road. Be cautious around other vehicles to avoid getting involved in a serious accident. Manage your speed and always follow traffic rules. Above all, avoid any kinds of distractions and only drive when you are alert and sober.
At The Law Offices of Daniel Kim, we strive to help car accident victims receive the compensation they rightfully deserve. You can rely on our personal injury attorneys to work with insurance claims, medical bills, and much more. Daniel understands that no two cases are the same, so he takes the time to work on personalized legal advice. Call us as soon as possible at (800) 895-7199 to schedule your free, one-on-one consultation. If you need a copy of the police report from your accident, our team can also help you request one.