A motorist from Fort Worth was killed Sunday morning when his car collided head-on with a sport utility vehicle going the wrong way on Interstate 30, police said.
The name of the 36-year-old man had not been released pending notification of relatives.
The wrong-way driver, a 25-year-old woman from Dallas, was seriously injured in the wreck, police said. She was taken to the hospital, and her condition was not available.
The crash was reported shortly after 5 a.m. on westbound Interstate 30 near Duncan Perry Road. Police believe alcohol was a factor.
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The Fort Worth man was westbound in a 2007 Mitsubishi Galant when his vehicle collided with a 2009 Chevrolet Tahoe traveling east in the westbound lanes, police said.
The victim died at the scene, police said.
The woman was extricated from her vehicle by firefighters and taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas in critical condition, police said.
There were no passengers in either vehicle.
It was the second fatal accident in Grand Prairie this year, police said.
The westbound lanes of Interstate 30 were closed for more than five hours Sunday morning as authorities investigated.