Dallas, TX – Wrong-way crash on Dallas North Tollway just after midnight results with one dead and one injured police say.
According to reports, authorities were dispatched at the scene just after midnight on Wednesday. They say the crash occurred to the southbound lanes of the tollway near Mockingbird where a black Mercedes sedan collided with white Saturn sedan.
The initial results of the investigation which is in early stages indicated that the white Saturn was driving north in the southbound lanes and it struck the Mercedes.
The driver of the Saturn was pronounced dead at the scene. It wasn’t immediately clear why the driver, who hasn’t been identified, was going the wrong way on the highway, Texas DPS Lt. Lonny Haschel said.
The driver of the Mercedes was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of her injuries. Further details on the severity of her injuries were not immediately known, Haschel said.
The crash closed all southbound lanes of the tollway through the early morning hours as authorities investigated. All lanes were reopened by about 6 a.m., the North Texas Tollway Authority wrote on social media.