Three injured in suspected DUI crash near Downtown

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Three people were hurt Wednesday — two of them with life-threatening injuries — in a head-on crash near downtown San Diego caused by
drunken driving, authorities said.

The crash on northbound Interstate 5 at Fifth Avenue was reported just
before 2 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. One of the drivers
was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, the CHP reported.

Paramedics took one person to UCSD Medical Center and one to Scripps
Mercy Hospital, a San Diego fire-rescue dispatcher said, adding both patients
suffered life-threatening injuries. A third person was taken to Scripps with
non-life threatening injuries.

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