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Police investigating wrong-way crash in Casa Grande

Posted at 8:35 AM, Aug 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 13:47:23-04

CASA GRANDE, AZ — Police are investigating a wrong-way crash that happened in Casa Grande early Wednesday morning.

The Casa Grande Police Department says the crash happened on Pinal Avenue near Rodeo Road around 3:40 a.m.

The two drivers involved were taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Neither driver had passengers in their vehicles.

Casa Grande officials say 28-year-old Bianca Canastillo from Casa Grande was identified as the wrong-way driver.

The other driver, a 34-year-old man, was also from Casa Grande.

The condition of both drivers was not known on Thursday morning.

Canastillo reportedly had a "high blood alcohol content" at the time of the crash and is facing charges of DUI, aggravated assault and wrong-way driving.