One dead after early-morning multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 125

SOUTH BAY (CNS) – A man was killed and a woman jailed on suspicion of
drunken driving early Friday in connection with a multi-vehicle crash that left
state Route 125 closed for several hours, police said.

The fatality on north state Route 125 south of state Route 54 in the San
Miguel Ranch Road area was reported around 1:45 a.m., according to Chula
Vista police and a Heartland fire dispatcher.

The man who died was driving a Jaguar that crashed a high rate of speed,
according to the California Highway Patrol, which reported that a woman
driving another vehicle involved in the crash was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
At least two other vehicles were involved in the crash, the CHP reported on its

The California Highway Patrol was investigating how each of the four
vehicles was involved.

Chula Vista police and the San Diego County Sheriff's Department
assisted the CHP with diverting traffic off the northbound side of state Route
125 at H Street. The closure lasted until around 7:30 a.m.

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