COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – One person has died after a fatal car accident near the intersection of Fairwood Avenue and East Deshler Avenue. 

Police say that a Saturn Aura was driving north on Fairwood Avenue at 7:21 p.m. while a Ram 3500 towing a trailer was traveling south at the same time. As each vehicle approached East Deshler Avenue, a vehicle in front of the Saturn stopped to make a left turn onto Deshler.

The Saturn then went right of the center line into wrong-way traffic to pass the vehicle attempting to turn left. The Saturn was hit head-on by the approaching Ram 3500.

Upon arrival of Columbus police officers, the front seat passenger of the Saturn was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:31 p.m.

The driver of the Saturn was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, and according to Columbus police has now been upgraded to stable condition. The driver of the Ram 3500 was uninjured.