One dead in wrong-way head-on collision in Carmel Valley


Car Crash 56CARMEL VALLEY (KUSI) – One person died early Saturday in a head-on collision involving a wrong-way driver on state Route 56, the California Highway Patrol said.

The crash between a 1999 Honda Civic and a 2019 Mazda CX happened at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday on eastbound SR 56 near Carmel Country Road, according to a CHP incident log.

The eastbound freeway was closed for an investigation of the crash but was opened at about 6:10 a.m., the CHP said.

No further information on the crash was immediately available.

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