Wrong way driver killed in crash on Dallas North Tollway

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in the southbound lanes of the Dallas North Tollway near Mockingbird Lane.

Just after midnight, Dallas Fire Rescue and DPS Troopers were called to the scene after reports of a wrong way driver struck another vehicle head-on. Firefighters located two vehicles with severe damage.

Investigators say a driver was traveling north in the southbound lanes when they hit an innocent driver traveling southbound. The wrong way driver was killed at the scene. Dallas firefighters were able to extricate the innocent driver, who was taken to a local hospital with injuries.

Police have not yet determined where the wrong way driver entered the highway.

Southbound lanes of the Tollway were closed for approximately six hours.

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