Friday night accident on Metcalf Avenue in Mission leaves one driver dead

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A driver was fatally injured in Mission Friday evening in the northbound lane of Metcalf Ave.. The accident happened at 7:27 p.m., according to Mission police.

According to police, a car headed south in the 5200 block of Metcalf Ave. crossed the median and struck the vehicle headed north. The driver of the southbound car was a male in his 40s, police said. He was taken to the hospital.

The driver of the northbound vehicle was a female in her 50s. She was pronounced dead at the scene from her injuries. Contact had not been made with the victim’s family as of late Friday night.