The Seagoville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along lanes of eastbound Highway 175 near Farm to Market Road 1389.
At 1:07am, Crandall PD was notified of a wrong-way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Highway 175. Crandall officers caught up to the vehicle and attempted to gain the driver’s attention by illuminating their spotlights; however, the driver sped up. A short time later, the wrong-way driver collided head-on with a sedan.
Two women and a young child occupying the sedan were killed in the crash.
The wrong-way driver was airlifted to a Dallas hospital with serious injuries. Seagoville PD obtained a search warrant for an analysis of his blood alcohol content. Investigating officers at the scene suspected intoxication was a factor in this crash.
The crash remains under investigation.