Two drivers seriously injured after wrong-way crash in Denton

The Denton Police Department and Fire Department responded to a serious multi-vehicle crash earlier this morning in the southbound lanes of I35W near FM 2449 south of Denton.

Police say a vehicle was traveling the wrong way on I35W when it collided with a southbound vehicle. The southbound vehicle overturned and came to rest on the highway. It was then struck by an 18-wheeler.

The wrong-way driver and driver of the southbound vehicle were both taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not seriously injured.

All southbound lanes were diverted this morning while emergency responders cleared up the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.