Teen girl among 2 killed in accident involving wrong-way driver

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by WHAS11.com

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 19, 2014 at 8:29 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 21 at 11:58 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Police are investigating a crash on the Greenbelt Highway leaving two people dead early Saturday morning.

Police say the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. when a man driving a Chevy Blazer north in the southbound lanes when he crashed into another Chevy Blazer driven by a teenager who was traveling south.

The coroner identified the teenage victim as 18-year-old Ellissa Greenwell. Greenwell succumbed to her multiple injuries at University Hospital just after 11 a.m.

The 31-year-old man who was driving the wrong way also died later from his injuries.

Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Greenwell went to Southern High School and graduated last May and was in the business management program.
 

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