Two Killed In Mesquite Wrong-Way Crash

Alan Scaia
October 30, 2019 - 6:35 am
Two people dead in crash NB 635 at Hwy 80 in Mesquite.

Credit: Alan Scaia, 1080 KRLD

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MESQUITE (1080 KRLD) - Two people were killed in a wrong way crash on LBJ Freeway Wednesday morning in Mesquite.

Police were called about someone driving south in the northbound lanes of 635 near Galloway about 1:30 a.m.

While officers responded, Mesquite police were called about a head-on crash near 635 and Highway 80, almost three miles to the south.

They say the driver of a Honda Civic was going south in the northbound lanes and hit a Chevrolet Tahoe driving north.

Both drivers died at the scene. No one else was hurt.

Mesquite police closed northbound LBJ for about four hours while they investigated. The freeway reopened around 5:30 a.m. after police towed away both cars and cleared debris from the freeway