About the Wrong-Way Highway Accident
Reports from the Texas Department of Public Safety state that a vehicle carrying two people was driving the wrong direction on a Dallas highway, ultimately leading to a gruesome collision.
The two individuals were riding in a Chrysler vehicle while driving south on a northbound IH-635 lane. Their vehicle then served and collided with another driver second Chrysler vehicle. The sudden crash caused both cars to combust into a fiery wreck, killing all three people.
Investigators believed the Chrysler driving the wrong way was only on the highway for a brief period before the crash. This event occurred Easter morning around 3 a.m.
Wrong-Way Driving Statistics in America
According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) approximately 300 people are killed in wrong-way crashes each year:
This accounts for 1 percent of the number of traffic-related annual deaths
Wrong-way crashes are often more deadly than other types of vehicle crashes
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