SAN DIEGO – A driver was killed after he flipped his Jeep while traveling the wrong way on Interstate 805 in University City late Thursday night, injuring another driver in the process.
According to California Highway Patrol, at around 11:10 p.m., 911 dispatchers received a call regarding a Jeep that was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 805. About eight minutes later, the Jeep in question struck a center divide near the State Route 52 interchange. It tumbled down the freeway and crushed the roof of a Honda Civic before landing upside down in traffic. The Civic went off the freeway and sheered a call box.
The driver of the Jeep died at the scene.
The driver of the Civic was rushed to a hospital with possible broken bones and glass in his eyes, CHP said.
All lanes of I-805 north were shut down for several hours.
No names were released. The crash is under investigation.