Houston, TX (February 29, 2020) — A wrong-way crash in northwest Houston left two people dead on Saturday morning. The accident occurred on the Northwest Freeway near West Tidwell Road around 2:20 a.m.
According to the Houston Police Department, someone reported that a truck was driving the wrong way on the Northwest Freeway. Officers were in the area searching for the truck when they responded to the crash.
A Toyota Corolla was driving west on the freeway when the reported truck collided with it head-on. The driver of the Corolla, whose name has not been released, died on the scene.
Emergency responders transported the unidentified truck driver to the hospital with critical injuries. He later died at the hospital.
All westbound lanes of the Northwest Freeway closed while the Houston Police Department investigated the crash. The main lanes of the road reopened late Saturday morning.
Source: Click 2 Houston
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