One idiosyncratic died aboriginal Saturday successful a head-on clang involving a wrong-way operator connected authorities Route 56, the California Highway Patrol said.
The clang betwixt a 1999 Honda Civic and a 2019 Mazda CX happened at
about 1:30 a.m. Saturday connected eastbound SR 56 adjacent Carmel Country Road, according
to a CHP incidental log.
The Honda Civic, driven by a 22-year-old antheral from San Marcos, was traveling wrong-way, westbound, connected SR-56 eastbound, eastbound of Carmel County Road, CHP officers said. The Honda crashed into a Mazda CX-5 traveling eastbound.
The eastbound freeway was closed for an probe of the clang but
was opened astir 6:10 a.m., the CHP said.
The rider of the Honda sustained fatal injuries arsenic a effect of the crash, and the operator of the Mazda sustained insignificant injuries and was transported to a section infirmary for treatment, the CHP said.
The operator of the Honda was arrested connected suspicion of driving nether the power of intoxicant and/or drugs, according to CHP. This clang remains nether investigation.
No further accusation was instantly available.
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