'Wrong-way' driver injury crash reported on I-15 north of Helena

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Posted at 8:14 PM, Dec 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-31 09:29:48-05

HELENA — The Montana Highway Patrol is reporting an injury crash on I-15 near the Gates of the Mountains exit involving a vehicle traveling the wrong way.

Trooper Adam James told MTN, around 6:30 p.m. the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office received a report of a wrong-way driver in a dark pickup truck going northbound in the southbound lane on I-15 near Lincoln Road. At 6:35 p.m. MHP located a red Chevrolet Silverado around mile marker 208 going northbound in the southbound lanes. MHP pursued the vehicle.

At 6:38 p.m. the truck crashed into a white GMC Yukon. No information about the occupants, including injuries, is available at this time.

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Editor's note: This is a developing story that will be updated.