San Diego, CA – 2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash at I-5 & 4th Ave

San Diego, CA – 2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash at I-5 & 4th Ave

San Diego, CA (March 11, 2020) – Two people were killed following a crash in downtown San Diego early Wednesday morning, March 11th. The California Highway Patrol reported that the crash occurred on I-5 NB near the 4th Avenue overpass at around 1:15 a.m. Authorities were notified that a black sedan was traveling south on I-5 NB near the Old Town area. 

Emergency crews responded to the scene but were unable to save the drivers. A male and female driver were pronounced dead at the scene. At this time, it’s unknown which driver was traveling the wrong direction on the roadway. 

An ongoing investigation into the crash is currently in progress. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.

Wrong-Way Crashes in San Diego

San Diego, CA - 2 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash at I-5 & 4th AveWrong-way crashes don’t happen all the time. However, when they do, they result in life-threatening injuries. On average, around 355 people are killed in wrong-way collisions across the United States each year. 

Drivers who travel the wrong way on the road may just be lost or confused. In many cases, especially during the evening hours, head-on crashes involve intoxicated motorists. Losing a loved one is never easy, and surviving family members often have to handle the resulting damages.

Surviving family members should contact a qualified San Diego wrongful death attorney in order to pursue lost compensation. The Coastal Legal Center is here to help you recover after the loss of a loved one. Contact us today at (619) 231- 0724 to see how we can help. 

Notes: Outside news sources were used to create this post. Subsequently, the details of the accident have not been independently verified by our own staff. If you find any false information in the story or would like the post to be removed, please inform us and we will correct the information or remove the post. 

Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, Coastal Legal Center strives to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in San Diego. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.