BPD: Wrong-way driver dies after ramming 18-wheeler on East Freeway

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 8, 2014 at 1:01 PM

BAYTOWN, Texas – A wrong-way driver is dead after ramming an 18-wheeler head-on on the East Freeway Friday night in east Harris County, police said.

According to the Baytown Police Department, the accident happened around 10 p.m. in the 94 block of the East Freeway near Chevron Chemical.

Baytown police said the 25-year-old male driver had to be ripped from his truck and was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital by Life Flight. He died a short time later.

The big-rig driver is in the hospital and is in stable condition, police said.

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