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One dead, two injured after head-on collision on I-10 late Saturday night

Posted at 12:17 PM, Sep 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-19 17:50:28-04

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — One person is dead and two others are injured after a head-on collision on Interstate 10 in Leon County late Saturday night.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, around 11:50 pm., an SUV was driving the wrong way on Interstate 10 westbound near the 205 milemarker when it collided head-on with a sedan going the right way.

Westbound lanes of I-10 westbound had to be blocked due to the accident, with both drivers being transported to Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare for treatment.

The driver of the SUV sustained minor injuries, while the driver of the sedan sustained serious injures. The passenger of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene.