There was an incident this afternoon at the San Ysidro Port of Entry at about 2 p.m. that resulted in fatal injuries. A 27-year-old male, driving a grey sedan traveling northbound from Mexico at a high rate of speed, collided with a metal arm gate in a closed vehicle lane. There were no other injuries reported on the U.S. side. California Highway Patrol is investigating the incident.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between official ports of entry. CBP is charged with securing the borders of the United States while enforcing hundreds of laws and facilitating lawful trade and travel.