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1 dead after wrong-way collision on SH-249 in NW Houston

1 dead after wrong-way collision on SH-249 in NW Houston

HOUSTON, TX — One person died Saturday night after a wrong-way accident on Texas Highway 249 in northwest Houston, according to ABC13.

The fatal collision occurred near the Seaton Lake Drive intersection shortly before 10:00 p.m.

Authorities say a Dodge Journey was traveling north in the southbound lanes of SH-249 when it hit the front-end of a Toyota Matrix. Moments later, it collided with a Toyota Tundra despite the driver’s attempt to veer away. The Journey then struck a Honda Accord before coming to a rest in the roadway.

The driver of the Toyota Matrix died from their injuries at the scene, confirmed Houston police.

It is unclear whether anyone else was injured.

An investigation was underway to determine whether or not the causing driver was impaired at the time of the incident.


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