A California Highway Patrol cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

Two people are hospitalized Tuesday morning after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 5 near La Jolla, authorities reported.

The crash happened around 11:45 p.m. Monday night, according to California Highway Patrol dispatcher David Rydalch.

A white Chevrolet Tahoe SUV was traveling northbound in the southbound lane near the La Jolla Parkway exit when it slammed into a Mazda SUV, Rydalch said.

Two people were transported to a hospital, but the extent of their injuries was not released.

No other information was immediately available

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