What to Know
- Two people are dead after a driver traveling the wrong way on I-95 in Bucks County collided with another vehicle.
- The wrong-way driver and the passenger in the car that was struck both died from their injuries.
- The driver and another passenger in the car that was struck were injured and taken to the hospital.
Two people were killed after a man drove the wrong way on Interstate 95 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Sunday morning.
The unidentified Philadelphia man was traveling north in the southbound lanes of I-95 around 7:05 a.m. at mile marker 33.6. He collided with another vehicle head-on, police said.
The driver who was traveling the wrong way was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger inside the vehicle that was struck was also pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and another passenger in that same vehicle were both taken to the hospital. Officials have not yet revealed their conditions.
All three people who were inside the vehicle that was struck were from New York City, according to state police.
Traffic along the I-95 corridor remained at a standstill for hours, but lanes reopened around noon, according to 511PA.
Police continue to investigate the crash.
Correction: This article originally stated the crash occurred in Northeast Philadelphia. We have since learned the crash occurred in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.