Driver killed in wrong-way crash on SR 18 in Auburn

Troopers are investigating a deadly wrong-way crash Wednesday morning on State Route 18 in Auburn

The crash happened on SR 18 and C Street after 2 a.m.

Investigators said a driver in a white sedan was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes when he struck two semi-trucks.

One semi hit the barrier and pushed it into the westbound lanes, which involved another semi and a red car. 

According to troopers, the wrong-way driver was ejected from the car and died at the scene. 

One person from the crash was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Both directions of SR 18 were closed and later reopened before 10 a.m.


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