Wrong-way crash on Rt. 322 kills two


A driver headed the wrong-way along Route 322 in Perry County  caused a deadly head-on collision that resulted in two deaths.  State police say the two vehicles collided around 1:08 a.m. on Tuesday morning about 2 miles west of Newport in Greenwood Township. One of the vehicles was headed west in the eastbound lanes of Route 322 when they slammed head-on into an oncoming vehicle.

The wrong-way driver’s vehicle rolled onto its roof and into a median before catching fire.

The driver of the other vehicle was ejected. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their names have not been released.