Wrong way driver dies in fiery Arlington crash

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Center Street.

Multiple people had called 9-1-1 to report a driver was headed the wrong direction on westbound Interstate 30 from the Loop 820 interchange. The driver entered the closed HOV lane traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes, but collided with a concrete median and barrier. Impact of the collision caused the vehicle to catch fire.

The driver, a 35-year-old man from Fort Worth, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators believe high speed and alcohol were factors in the crash.