Firefighters at the scene of the fatal crash in Dulzura. Photo courtesy Cal Fire

One person was killed and two people were seriously injured Saturday in a head-on collision in rural Dulzura, Cal Fire officials said.

The collision happened at 6:35 a.m. on state Route 94 near Community Building Road, according to Cal Fire, with one victim taken to a hospital by air ambulance and another by ground ambulance.

The California Highway Patrol said a vehicle went off the side of the road about 50 feet down an embankment and was totaled.

Traffic on the highway was stopped in both directions for several hours while the accident was cleared and investigated.

Traffic resumed in both directions at 11:30 a.m., according to Caltrans San Diego.

— City News Service

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