BOSTON (WHDH) - A vehicle traveling the wrong way on Interstate 495 caused a head-on collision that left one person dead and another injured early Saturday morning, police said.

Officers responding to reports of a vehicle driving the wrong way on the northbound side of the highway shortly before 3:00 a.m. found a 2013 Nissan Pathfinder that had crashed head-on with a 2019 Toyota Camry, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The operator of the Toyota was pronounced dead at the scene, while the operator of the Nissan was transported by med-flight to Brigham and Woman’s Hospital. Neither of the drivers names have been released.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the driver of the Pathfinder was traveling south in a northbound lane, state police noted.

An investigation remains ongoing.

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