HPD: 1 dead, 1 injured after car hit by truck going wrong way on I-45

Police say one person is dead and another person was seriously injured after their car was struck by a pickup truck going the wrong direction on I-45 near downtown Houston.

Houston police officers who were responding to a report of a white pickup truck traveling the wrong direction on I-45 came upon a crash involving a white truck and a white Mustang.

Police say the truck was traveling the wrong direction and collided with the car on I-45 near I-10. The driver of the Mustang died at the scene. The passenger in the Mustang was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Investigators say the driver of the white truck showed signs of intoxication.