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Wrong Way Driver Causes Head On Collision On I-225

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AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – A driver traveling the wrong way on Interstate 225 caused a head-on collision that injured another driver early Saturday morning.

At around 2:21 a.m. Aurora police said they received reports of a pickup truck traveling south in the northbound lanes of I-225. Soon afterwards the truck struck a Honda vehicle head on just north of South Parker Road.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The adult male driver of the truck fled the scene on foot but with the assistance of a Heather Gardens security guard the driver was captured.

The female driver of the Honda received serious but non-life-threatening injures from the crash.

Police suspect the truck driver of driving under the influence of alcohol but are still investigating.

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