A two vehicle collision in the 700 block of Blandenbaker Parkway claimed the life of one driver Friday night.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office reported 21 year-old Esperanza Santiago died due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle collision around 10:30 p.m.
According to police, Santiago was traveling south on Blankenbaker Parkway in the northbound lane.
A passing motorist noticed Santiago was driving the wrong way and observed her vehicle hit another head-on.
Santiago died on scene from the collision. The driver of the other vehicle was sent to Baptist East Hospital with minor injuries and is expected to alright.
Police said Santiago was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the collision.
The collision remains under investigation by the Louisville Metro Police Department.