2 Killed, Uber Driver Injured in Pacifica Crash

A Christmas morning tragedy claimed the lives of two people and seriously injured an Uber driver in Pacifica.

California Highway Patrol officials say the driver of a Toyota Corolla was driving the wrong way when the the vehicle collided with a Nissan Maxima driven by a person working for Uber.

The Toyota driver and a passenger in the Nissan died. The Uber driver was hospitalized and listed in serious condition.The Uber passenger killed was identified as 25-year-old Jason Gilbride of Pacifica.

The first report of the collision came in at 2:39 a.m. at Highway 1 and Paloma Avenue.

CHP hasn't said whether drugs or alcohol were involved.

Uber issued this statement: "We are deeply saddened by this terrible tragedy. This Christmas Day, our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and with the injured driver and his loved ones."

Northbound Highway 1 was closed from about 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. as highway patrol officers investigated.

Bay City News Contributed to this report.

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