Austin, TX — A deadly two-car accident caused by one driver going the wrong way on MoPac early Wednesday morning (October 23, 2013) killed two people. Police said that 26-year old Emily Palmer-Dunham was identified as the woman who was driving the wrong way, but have not released the name of the other driver, a 48-year old man.
According to their reports, Dunham was driving south in the northbound lanes of MoPac at about 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning when she crashed into a Chevrolet Malibu. The impact killed Dunham immediately and the man in the Chevrolet was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
The accident also started a fire. Police are still trying to determine why Dunham was driving the wrong way, but haven’t made any updates yet.
Scene of the Accident