RAPID CITY, S.D. – One person died Saturday morning in a two vehicle crash in Pennington County.
The names of the persons involved have not been released pending notification of family members.
Preliminary crash information indicates a 2018 Honda Odyssey was traveling eastbound on Interstate 90 in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 111. A 2018 Toyota Corolla was traveling the wrong way, heading westbound on I-90 in the eastbound lanes. The vehicles collided head-on and the driver of the Toyota died at the scene.
The driver of the Honda sustained life-threatening injuries and their passenger sustained serious non-life-threatening injuries. Both were transported by ambulance to a local hospital.
All three people were wearing seatbelts. Alcohol and drug use is under investigation.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.