AURORA, Ind. (FOX19) - A passenger in a vehicle that was hit head-on by a wrong-way driver in Dearborn County has died, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
The release says Dearborn County dispatch received a report around 12:15 a.m. Saturday of a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of U.S. 50 near Marsh Road.
A short time later, deputies responded to a head-on crash at U.S. 50 at Gatch Hill.
A passenger in the vehicle that was hit, Alejandra Aguero-Vazquez, 21, of Aurora, was flown to UC Medical Center.
The driver, Carlos Solis, 28, of Aurora, was also flown to U.C. after being trapped in the vehicle for an extended period of time.
The driver who was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes, Jeb McGeorge, 21, of Cincinnati, suffered minor injuries and was taken to High Point Health, according to officials with the sheriff’s office.
The news release says the sheriff’s office learned that Aguero-Vazquez died Sunday from the injuries she suffered in the crash.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing.