Wrong-way driver dead after crash with SUV of A&M students
- posted: Mar 18, 2014
A wrong-way driver on U.S. 290 was killed in a collision early Sunday morning when he hit a Jeep filled with Texas A&M students returning to College Station.
Jon Fontana was driving a silver Toyota Camry eastbound in the westbound lane of U.S. 290's 30600 block at about 2:30 a.m., according to press release from the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Fontana collided head-on with a Blue Jeep Liberty driven by Denise Martin, the release said.
Fontana died in the crash. Martin and her passengers - Scott Baumgarten, Sarah Lemay and Kingsley Franklin - were transported to Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center for treatment, according to the release. Reports are that their injuries are not life-threatening.
The crash is under investigation by the Harris County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Division.