PACIFICA. Calif. - At least one person has died in a wrong-way traffic collision on state Highway 1 in Pacifica early Thursday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The driver of a Dodge Charger was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes when he slammed into a Mercedes head on about 3:10 a.m. at Manor Drive, the CHP said. The driver of the Dodge was killed. He has been identified only as a man in his mid-20s or 30s. His passenger, a woman, was badly injured and taken to the hospital, the CHP said.
The Mercedes driver was also injured.
All lanes of state Highway 1 are closed at Skyline Boulevard and traffic is being diverted to state Highway 35, per the CHP.
Traffic was finally cleared six hours later about 11:30 a.m.
One dead in Pacifica crash