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A woman suffered serious injuries and another motorist suffered minor injuries Thursday morning in a head-on crash on Interstate 805 in Otay Mesa, authorities said.

The crash was reported shortly before 5:10 a.m. on southbound I-805 near Palm Avenue, California Highway Patrol Officer Tommy Doerr said.

A red sedan was heading northbound in the southbound lanes of the highway when it collided with a Jeep, according to a CHP incident log.

Emergency crews cut through the wrecked sedan to pull to driver out, then transported the woman to a hospital for treatment of major injuries, 10News reported.

The driver of the Jeep was treated at the scene for minor injuries, according to the news station.

A SigAlert was issued around 5:35 a.m. shutting down the left two lanes near Palm Avenue.

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