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Wrong-way driver killed, 2 injured after head-on collision on Westpark Drive at Hillcroft Avenue, police say

Fatal accident on West Park Drive at Hillcroft Avenue on Jan. 14, 2019.
Fatal accident on West Park Drive at Hillcroft Avenue on Jan. 14, 2019. (KPRC)

HOUSTON – A wrong-way driver was killed and two others were severely injured Tuesday afternoon in a head-on collision in southwest Houston, police said.

The two-vehicle crash was reported around 2 p.m. on Westpark Drive at Hillcroft Avenue.

Houston police said a man, driving eastbound on the wrong side of the road, struck a vehicle carrying two passengers. Police said the wrong-way driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the passengers in the other vehicle, a man and woman, were taken to a hospital in serious condition. Police said it is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The scene of the crash is being investigated and roads will be shut down for several hours, police said.


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