A 69-year-old woman is dead following a wrong-way crash on Highway 281 in San Antonio, Texas.
According to KSAT, the fatal accident occurred Sunday afternoon after the woman made a U-turn on the highway at Basse Road. The woman traveled southbound in the northbound lanes before crashing head-on into a Toyota Tundra.
The woman was extracted from her vehicle with the jaws of life and rushed to University Hospital. She later died of her injuries. The driver of the Toyota Tundra was taken to University Hospital.
Northbound lanes of Highway 281 were closed for a few hours as crews clear the scene. The accident remains under investigation.
Seeing an oncoming vehicle barreling down your lane of traffic can be horrifying; however, it is important to remain as calm as possible and take appropriate evasive action.
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