Wrong-Way Driver Dies In Allen Car Crash

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

ALLEN (CBSDFW.COM) – A female driver died late Thursday night after she lost control of her car, went into the opposite lane of traffic and plowed head on into a pickup truck in Allen.

The fatal crash happened just before midnight along North Watters Road, just south of State Highway 121.

According to police, the 21-year-old driver of a black 1998 Audi A4 was traveling at a high rate of speed when she lost control and careened into the oncoming lane of traffic. She ran into a red 2002 Nissan Frontier pickup truck and died at the scene. That driver was later identified as Sherilyn Nicole Bently of McKinney.

The driver of the truck was taken to Medical Center of Plano by air ambulance with serious injuries. His current condition is not known. He was later identified as 43-year-old Daniel Allen Weber of McKinney.

Police had North Watters Road shut down for several hours to investigate the crash.

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