A wrong-way motorist on Interstate 95 in Maryland was killed Sunday when his vehicle collided with a pickup truck, state police said.
Jose Carlos Oviedo Herrera, 22, of Baltimore, died in the crash, according to a police news release.
Troopers were sent shortly before 7 a.m. to a crash involving two vehicles in southbound express toll lanes of I-95 in Baltimore County. Police believe Herrera, who was driving a Volkswagen, was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes and struck a Ford truck head-on.
The 36-year-old truck driver and his 14-year-old passenger were taken to the hospital, police said. Herrera was driving in the wrong direction for “reasons unknown,” the news release said, and the investigation was continuing.
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Three southbound lanes were closed for about four hours as part of the investigation.