Highway 358 west bound was shut down at the Staples exit for hours this morning after a wrong way driver crashed into another car.
The accident happened just after 5 a.m.
The 28-year-old male driver of the wrong way vehicle, a grey SUV, died at the scene, according to officers with the Corpus Christi Police Department.
A 71-year-old Hispanic man in the SUV that was hit was pinned for a short time and taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 3 other people in the SUV that was hit by the wrong way driver were uninjured: a 47-year-old female, a 21-year-old male and a 20-year-old female.
Officers first got calls about the wrong way driver at Old Brownsville Road, officials said. The crash had already occurred when they located the wrong-way driver.
This is crash number 7 of the year in Corpus Christi.