Wrong-way driver causes wrecks on Interstate 30


2:30 p.m. Thursday | A wrong-way driver on eastbound Interstate 30 caused three vehicles to wreck Thursday afternoon just west of Leary, Texas.

One driver hit the center wire divider avoiding the wrong-way vehicle and two others had a minor collision.

Witnesses told police that the wrong-way driver exited on Spur 74, but police have so far been unable to locate the vehicle.

No injuries were reported.

C-5 & Hooks Volunteer Fire Departments worked the accident.

UPDATE – According to Bowie County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenny McMillen, the driver of the wrong-way vehicle has been located.  He was an elderly man who was lost.

McMillen said that,  “I made sure he got back home safely without any further incidents.”


Westbound Lanes Congested
Westbound Lanes Congested
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