By CBSLA Staff

GARDENA (CBSLA) — A driver police say going the wrong way on the 110 Freeway was killed after slamming head-on into two other vehicles.

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The crash happened at about 12:40 a.m. on the freeway’s southbound lanes, just north of the 91 Freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol. A witness said a sedan was going north in the southbound No. 3 lane just before the crash.

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The driver of that sedan died at the scene. The driver’s name has not been released.

A woman in an SUV that was hit had to be cut from the wreckage and was rushed to the hospital. A couple in another car suffered minor injuries.

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All southbound lanes and the Redondo Beach Boulevard on-ramp to the southbound 110 Freeway was shut down for several hours during the fatal crash investigation.