Wrong-way driver crashes head-on into big-rig on I-10 near Chiriaco Summit

No one was seriously injured early Tuesday morning in a collision involving a wrong-way driver on the 10 Freeway slamming into a big-rig truck.

CHP officials told KESQ that a motorist got onto the 10 at the Chiriaco Summit exit and headed westbound in the eastbound lanes about 1:20 am.

Police tried to stop the vehicle with spike strips, but were unsuccessful. The driver, who was driving at about 70 miles-per-hour

Police reportedly tried to set up spike strips to stop the car, traveling at 70-miles an hour. The driver eventually crashed head-on into a big-rig truck near Frontage Road at 1:38 am.

There was no word on why the driver was heading in the wrong direction.


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