1 dead in wrong way crash on Brookshire Frwy

1 dead in wrong way crash on Brookshire Frwy

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by WCNC.com Staff

WCNC.com

Posted on June 8, 2014 at 8:43 AM

Updated Monday, Jun 9 at 6:19 AM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say a driver who ended up on the wrong side of the Brookshire Freeway is dead after striking another vehicle head-on.

Police responded to the two-vehicle crash on an overpass on the Brookshire Freeway Inner Loop between Independence Boulevard and North Davidson Street.

Cory Rodriguez Lee, 36, was traveling the wrong way on the freeway in his 2013 Honda Civic when he struck a 2001 Dodge Caravan head-on, police say.

Lee was pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver of the Caravan was taken to CMC Main with minor injuries.

It's not yet clear how Lee ended up traveling the wrong way; police are investigating.

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