Two drivers were killed early Monday morning in a wrong-way crash on the 210 Freeway north of Los Angeles.
The crash was reported at about 2:40 a.m. on the eastbound 210 Freeway in the La Crescenta-Montrose area, just west of Ocean View Boulevard, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Dion Conley.
The original call was for a wrong-way driver traveling west in eastbound lanes, Conley said. The drivers collided, leaving both of them dead and a passenger hospitalized in critical condition.
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Nicole Ardon, 23, of Sunland, and James Haddid, 27, of Pasadena died
at the scene. According to California Highway Patrol Officer Vince Ramirez, Ardon was behind the wheel of a 2016 Mazda 3 and was driving the wrong way on the freeway when her car collided with Haddid's 2014 Honda Civic.
A male passenger in the Mazda, who is from Granada Hills, was taken to
a hospital with major burn injuries to his arms, legs and face, the CHP
The CHP issued a SigAlert shutting down all eastbound lanes at that location.