Wrong-way driver dies in Richardson crash

The Richardson Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight Sunday in the 2100 block of East Arapaho Road near North Jupiter Road.

At around 1:30AM, Richardson Fire/EMS and Police were dispatched to the scene for a two-vehicle crash.

Investigators say a driver was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Arapaho Road when he hit another vehicle head-on.

The driver of the wrong-way vehicle, identified as a 51-year-old man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was transported by Richardson EMS to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It is unclear why the man was driving the wrong direction on the roadway. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.