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Houston site visitors crashes: 2 killed in wrong-way crash on Westpark Tollway close to Fondren

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Two folks have been killed in a head-on, wrong-way crash on the Westpark Tollway eastbound earlier than Fondren on Saturday morning.

Based on Kevin Hubbard with Harris County Constable Precinct 5, authorities obtained a name at about 4:49 a.m. a few wrong-way driver in a Chevy Equinox going westbound within the eastbound lanes.

A couple of minutes after that, officers obtained two extra calls.

Authorities says the Chevy driver slammed into a personal ambulance, who was not transporting any sufferers.

One particular person in every car died, however the injury is so dangerous, Hubbard says investigators do not but know if these killed have been the drivers or passengers.

An individual within the wrong-way driver’s car survived the crash and is in vital situation. Hubbard added that somebody was ejected from the wrong-way driver’s car, and the second particular person was capable of be eliminated.

Somebody within the ambulance additionally survived. They’re listed in secure situation.

Video from the scene exhibits the automobiles so destroyed, they’re unrecognizable.

“We do not usually name these accidents. We name these crashes as a result of an accident is one thing that isn’t intentional, however this might have been prevented,” Hubbard stated.

Hubbard informed ABC13 authorities are nonetheless investigating the place the wrong-way driver entered the tollway and whether or not alcohol was concerned.

Incorrect-way indicators do illuminate the tollway to warn drivers.

The crash investigation had that portion of the tollway closed for a number of hours, nevertheless it reopened at 9 a.m.

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