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One person is dead and another injured after a driver drove the wrong way on westbound Loop 202 early Saturday, according to the Department of Public Safety

DPS officials said the collision occurred at approximately 1:30 a.m. when a vehicle traveled eastbound in the westbound lanes of of the 202 near Scottsdale Road. The driver collided with at least one other car. 

The driver of the vehicle died at the scene, DPS said. A person in the other vehicle received non-life threatening injuries. 

The identify of the driver was not released.

The crash closed the freeway to westbound traffic for several hours Saturday morning. The area was re-opened shortly after 7 a.m.

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