CHP: Two confirmed dead in wrong-way collision on Highway 180

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The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Fresno County. 

The accident happened after 5 p.m. on Highway 180 near McCall Ave.

Officials tell us this was caused by a wrong way driver. 

CHP says the driver hit five vehicles, before hitting a sixth vehicle head-on killing; both drivers passed away. 

“As a result of that last collision both the wrong way driver and the last driver succumb to their injuries at the scene,” said Sgt. Joseph Bianchi with the California Highway Patrol.

Several other injuries have been reported. 

The seven car collision diverted traffic on westbound 180 for hours– as crews worked to clear the roadway.

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