SALADO, Texas — One driver is dead and another is hospitalized after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 35 on Monday night. All southbound lanes at exit 286 near Salado reopened around 2:40 a.m.
Belton Police Deputy Chief Larry Berg said a driver traveled the wrong way on the southbound lanes of I-35 and crashed head-on into another vehicle at exit 286.
The second driver involved was taken to Baylor Scott & White for injuries.
The Belton Police Department received a call around 9 p.m. Monday about the accident. All southbound lanes near the crash site were shut down as officials worked to tow the vehicles.
The accident is under investigation, Berg said.