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News: Wrong-way driver on Eastex Fwy strikes car, kills child

News: Wrong-way driver on Eastex Fwy strikes car, kills child

HOUSTON, TX – Two people were killed, including a two-year-old child, when a wrong-way driver slammed into a family’s car on the Eastex Freeway on Sunday morning, reports ABC News.

A woman was driving south in the northbound lanes of the Eastex Freeway when she collided with a vehicle occupied by a family of five near the intersection with the 610 Loop at about 3 a.m.

A two-year-old died, while the rest of the family were hospitalized in serious condition. Their current conditions are unknown at this time.

In addition to the two-year-old child, the driver of the wrong-way vehicle also died in the accident. It is not clear at this time if impairment played a role in the crash.

Police are still investigating the incident.

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