HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — Harris County deputy constables are investigating a deadly wrong-way crash reported on Houston’s west side overnight.
The crash happened on the southbound side of Beltway 8-West, the Sam Houston Tollway, near Westheimer Road at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Assistant Chief C. Harvey said a woman somehow got on the tollway heading in the wrong direction. She crashed head-on into a man driving a pickup truck.
The woman died at the scene. The man was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.
Deputies said the toll road should fully reopen in time for the morning rush hour.