Wrong-Way Driver Killed In Head-On Collision

By Tori Mason

DENVER (CBS4)– Southbound lanes of Interstate 25 were reopened Wednesday morning several hours after a wrong-way driver was killed in a head-on collision.

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The crash happened in the southbound lanes of I-25 at 6th Avenue just after 3 a.m. Police say the driver traveling the wrong way in the southbound lanes collided head-on with a vehicle traveling in the right direction.

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The wrong-way driver was killed. The other driver was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.i25 6th fatal crash map frame 0 1 Wrong Way Driver Killed In Head On Collision

The crash kept southbound lanes closed for several hours. All lanes of southbound I-25 near 6th Avenue were reopened by 6 a.m.

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The investigation into the deadly crash continues. The driver killed in the crash has not been identified.

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Tori Mason is an award-winning reporter for CBS4 This Morning. Follow her on Twitter @ToriMasonTV.

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