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Driver critically injured after Escondido crash

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ESCONDIDO (CNS) - A driver sustained critical injuries when his vehicle crossed a double yellow line to pass on an Escondido roadway and collided with an oncoming vehicle, police said Saturday.

The driver was headed west on Valley Parkway, near Lake Wohlford Road, about 10:05 p.m. Friday. His vehicle passed others over the double yellow lines and struck another vehicle that was headed east toward Valley Center, police said.

The driver of the westbound vehicle sustained major injuries and was taken to a hospital, police said. The driver of the eastbound vehicle sustained only minor injuries.

Alcohol did not appear to be a factor in the crash, police said.

Police asked anyone with information regarding the collision to contact Officer Michael Guerrero at (760) 839-4470.

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