Two Drivers Pronounced Dead after Wrong-Way Accident near Wycliff Avenue

DALLAS, TX (September 8, 2023) – Saturday, Jorrick Battle and Connor Steyer were killed in a head-on collision on Dallas North Tollway.

Authorities responded to the scene just before 4:35 a.m., near Wycliff Avenue on August 26th.

Per reports, Steyer was driving a 2019 Mazda CX5 north on the southbound lanes of the freeway. There, the Mazda struck an oncoming 2017 Ford F-150 head-on.

Due to the extent of injuries sustained, medics pronounced 27-year-old Steyer and the driver of the Ford, 55-year-old Battle, dead at the scene.

Emergency crews closed off the surrounding area for a brief time during cleanup and preliminary duties. Investigators say Steyer was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Once available, more details will be provided.


The team at Sweet James offers their warm and sincerest sympathies to the friends and families of Jorrick Battle and Connor Steyer. May you find comfort and strength during this time.


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