Police in Grapevine are investigating a deadly wrong-way crash that left two people dead early Thursday morning. The fatal incident happened shortly after 4:30 a.m. along the eastbound lanes of State Highway 114, near State Highway 26.
According to authorities, a driver traveling out of Irving, going west in the eastbound lanes, first hit a vehicle in the 500 block of Highway 114. The innocent driver in that crash was not injured.
The wrong-way didn’t stop and continued on the highway, ultimately plowing head-on into another vehicle in the 1500 block of of the highway.
The driver of the wrong-way vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The second driver was injured and transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine, but died from their injuries.
Neither driver has been identified.
The eastbound side of the highway is expected to be closed for some time early Thursday as police investigate the scene. Check the traffic map for the latest updates and alternate routes.