Fatal accident on I-27

NewsChannel 10

Amarillo, Texas - A fatal accident on I-27 is under investigation today.

The accident occurred after six Monday evening.

Amarillo police say 79-year-old Glenn Ray Spencer was traveling the wrong direction on a one way. He reportedly struck a vehicle driven by 20 year old Jose Francisco Ortega Junior of Stratford.

Spencer was taken to a local hospital where he later died. Ortega was also taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say it appears neither driver was wearing a seat belt.

An autopsy has been ordered for Spencer.