MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis police say a wrong-way driver caused a head-on crash that injured three people.

According to police, the incident happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday when a vehicle traveling the wrong way on University Avenue struck another car head-on near 27th Avenue.

Police say the crash caused the striking vehicle to spin around and hit another vehicle.

The wrong-way driver was taken to the hospital with serious, but non-life threatening, injuries.

Two other drivers suffered non-life threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the wrong-way driver had a chemical impairment. It’s unknown if it was alcohol or drugs.

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