U.S. 75 Reopens After Wrong-Way Crash

By Frank Heinz
|  Tuesday, Sep 3, 2013  |  Updated 6:20 AM CDT
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U.S. 75 Reopens After Wrong-Way Crash

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U.S. Highway 75 in Collin County is open Tuesday morning after a wrong-way crash closed the highway for several hours.

Police said a man was driving north in the southbound lanes and slammed into a big-rig shortly before 1 a.m. near 75 and Melissa Road in Melissa.

The big-rig ended up on the opposite side of the highway after crossing a center media and barreling through a cable barrier.

The big-rig's driver was not seriously injured and was treated and released at the scene.

The driver of the car taken by air ambulance to a Plano hospital. His condition is not known.

Police have not yet said if the driver of the car will face any charges in connection with the crash.

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