Head on Collision on I-27 Closes Interstate South

Amarillo, TX
NewsChannel 10

Interstate 27 south of the interchange with Interstate 40 closed for 3 1/2 hours this morning following a head on collision involving a car and an SUV.

Amarillo Police say the crash happened around 26th Avenue when a car involved in a chase started going north in the southbound lanes.

That car collided head on with an SUV.

The driver and passenger in the car, a man and a woman, both went to the hospital, the woman died from her injuries.

The man driving the SUV suffered less severe injuries,  but also went to the hospital.