Wrong Way Driver Killed in Crash on 820

Alan Scaia
October 16, 2019 - 8:38 am

NBC 5

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DALLAS (KRLD) - A wrong-way crash left one person dead and shut down the northbound lanes of East Loop 820 for almost three hours on Wednesday morning. Police say an SUV started driving south in the northbound lanes of 820 near Berry about 4:30 a.m.

They say the SUV hit a semi-truck head-on.​ The car came to a rest in the median.

Police say the driver of the SUV died at the scene. The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital but is expected to survive.

Police are still investigating why the driver of the SUV started going the wrong way.

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