Driver killed in head-on crash with 18-wheeler

Published On: Nov 02 2012 11:47:10 AM CDT
DICKINSON, Texas -

A wrong-way driver was killed in a head-on collision with an 18-wheeler on a freeway, investigators said.

Dickinson police said the driver of a Honda Civic was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the 2500 block of Interstate 45 about 4:15 a.m.

The Honda hit an oncoming 18-wheeler in the center lane of the freeway, investigators said.

The driver of the Honda was killed. His name was not released.

Most of the freeway was closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the wreckage and fluids that spilled onto the roadway.