EDINBURG, Texas (KVEO)—Two people are dead after a driver, going the wrong way, hit a vehicle head-on.
According to officials, police responded to the crash Sunday around 5:30 a.m. on north Highway 281.
Police said a 20-year-old, later identified as Alex Jaramillo, was driving southbound on the northbound lanes of north HWY 281. Jaramillo then collided head-on with a silver Chevy Volt.
Jaramillo died at the scene, according to police. His passenger was taken to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.
The driver of the Chevy Volt, identified as 31-year-old Efrain Guerrero Jr. was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.
The crash is still under investigation. Toxicology is pending.