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Three dead after car drives wrong way up off-ramp in Riverside

September 19, 2011 |  9:13 am

Crash California Highway Patrol officials are investing a weekend crash in Riverside that left three men dead after a Jaguar drove the wrong way on a freeway off-ramp and collided with an oncoming vehicle.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday, a CHP officer tried to stop the 2003 Jaguar for a traffic violation on Interstate 215 when the vehicle sped off. The driver drove up an off-ramp to the 60 Freeway and hit a 2010 Nissan Frontier pickup head-on.

Both the driver and the passenger in the Jaguar were killed. The passenger in the pickup was killed and the driver sustained severe injuries.


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 -- Rick Rojas

Image: Map shows approximate location of where a car crashed after driving the wrong way on a freeway entrance ramp in Riverside. Source: Google Maps