Intoxicated Wrong-Way Driver Crashes On The Pomona Freeway

CCN Drinking And Driving

This morning in South El Monte at 6:58 a.m., police say an intoxicated driver in a white hatchback was headed in wrong traffic lanes on the Pomona (60) Freeway. Authorities say the driver was driving about 50 mph when he crashed into an oncoming SUV. Detectives say the white hatchback hit the side of the SUV and it tipped on its side.

Police say the woman in the SUV was treated for minor injuries and the intoxicated driver was unhurt.

Authorities say the westbound freeway was closed for an hour because of the collision. They say this accident is was under investigation.