Multiple Cars Involved in Wrong-Way Crash on I-45 in Dallas

The number of people injured in the crash has not been released


Police are investigating a major wrong-way crash involving multiple cars on Monday morning in Dallas.

According to the Dallas Police Department, police and Dallas Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a major crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 45 between Loop 12 and Simpson Stuart Road at approximately 1 a.m.

Police said that a few minutes before the crash, 911 calls reporting a driver driving the wrong way on I-45, heading southbound in the northbound lanes.

A vehicle driven by a 26-year-old woman was traveling in the left lane of I-45 when the wrong-way driver crashed into her car, forcing both vehicles to spin in a counterclockwise direction.

A 10-year-old female, a 28-year-old female, and a 58-year-old female were also inside of the victims vehicle at the time of the crash.

The wrong-way driver, 43-year-old male, was arrested and charged with three counts of intoxication assault.

The wrong-way driver and all the occupants in the victim's vehicle were transported to a local hospital.

All lanes were closed while the police investigated the crash.

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