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Violent head-on crash traps both drivers in their vehicles on Torrey Pines Road

Police: It was a DUI crash
Posted at 9:40 AM, Dec 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-28 12:40:14-05

Two people were taken to the hospital following a violent crash in La Jolla overnight.

According to police, the driver of a red car was driving the wrong way, heading northbound in the southbound lanes of Torrey Pines Road.

A silver SUV heading southbound slammed head-on into the red car, trapping both drivers in their vehicles. 

Police told 10News that it was a DUI crash.

Torrey Pines Road was closed while crews cleaned up the debris.