Abilene – Two Injured in Wrong-Way Crash on Hwy 277
Posted on Monday, February 3rd, 2020 at 8:42 pm
The Abilene Police Department has identified the victims of a wrong-way collision on US Highway 277 last week.
According to initial reports, a white 2014 Chevrolet Malibu was seen traveling in the opposite direction when it collided head-on with a 2014 Dodge pickup truck. As a result, the driver of the Chevrolet, identified as Cynthia Daniels, 71, of Abilene, was trapped inside the wreckage and had to be extricated by local paramedics. Daniels succumbed to her injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The driver of the Dodge, identified as Dakota Parson of Anson, 24, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was also transported to a local hospital for treatment. Her condition was not immediately released.
Police have yet to determine why Daniels was heading north in the southbound lane prior to the crash.
An investigation is underway.
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