IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people were killed Friday in a crash that police said was caused by a driver going the wrong way on a highway in Irving.
Police said the crash happened in the 2300 block of State Highway 161 involving a vehicle that was going northbound in the southbound lanes.READ MORE: TxDOT Unveils 5 Proposals For Interstate 345 In Downtown Dallas
According to police, the suspect, identified as 23-year-old Yasmin Olvera, crashed into a vehicle that had three people and a dog inside.
Two passengers in the victim’s vehicle, identified as 21-year-old Valentina Nerea and 19-year-old Esmeralda Rauda, were pronounced dead at the scene, along with the dog.READ MORE: Changes Ahead For Fort Worth 911 Call Center In Wake Of Long Delays, Unanswered Calls
The driver, 21-year-old Joshua Budai, is currently in critical condition, according to police.
Olvera was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. She is expected to be charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter and one count of intoxication assault.MORE NEWS: Grand Jury Declines To Indict 8 Collin County Detention Officers Fired Following Marvin Scott's In-Custody Death
Anyone who may have information on the crash is asked to call police at 972.273.1010.