PACIFICA (AP) — A wrong-way driver collided head-on with the car of an Uber driver in northern California, killing two.
The California Highway Patrol says the fiery crash happened just after 2:30 a.m. Friday on Highway 1 in Pacifica.
Investigators say the driver of the car that hit the Uber vehicle was killed. A passenger in the back seat of the Uber was killed. He was identified as 25-year-old Jason Gilbride of Pacifica.
The Uber driver was hospitalized with unknown injuries
Uber says in a statement that the company is “deeply saddened by this terrible tragedy.”
It’s unclear why the wrong-way driver crossed the center line.