In the early hours of Monday morning, two people died in a two-vehicle crash in Uptown Dallas. According to Dallas County Sheriff's Department deputies, the crash involved a white vehicle, which overturned on a grassy area near the Woodall Rodgers Freeway service road. Investigators believe the vehicle was speeding and struck another vehicle from behind. The driver of the SUV was unhurt, but the other driver and two passengers died.
The two victims were former. The collision occurred on the Woodall Rogers Freeway in Dallas. According to police, the driver of a white vehicle that was clipped from behind. The white vehicle then lost control and struck a pier beam, which landed on the two passengers. The names of the two victims are still being withheld until their next of kin is notified.
The wrong-way driver was identified as 33-year-old . Police say the driver did not have a valid driver's license and was driving in the wrong direction. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving recklessly. Dallas Fire-Rescue crews responded to the crash around 2 a.m. The two victims were traveling to see the Mavericks during the playoffs.
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth app is available for Android and iOS. It contains local news and weather updates. The crash killed two people and injured three others. The pickup truck driver fled the scene before deputies arrived. The wreck shut down part of the highway, which led to backups in downtown Dallas during morning rush hour. A federal investigation is underway. It's unclear what caused the crash, but the deaths are tragic and can't be denied.
A police investigation found that the driver was making a turn when he struck the other vehicle. According to the Dallas Police Department, a gray Hyundai Sonata driver was making a delivery to Door Dash and was slowing down for the intersection. He turned right and put himself into Jerry Jones' path. The crash injured two people. One person was taken to the hospital as a precaution. However, the driver did not have a license.
The police can assist the victim of an auto accident by providing a copy of the police report and an individual accident report. The Dallas Police department will also assign an individual accident report that serves as an official document for insurance companies. A copy of the report is available for purchase online through the Texas Department of Transportation's Crash Report Online Purchase system. In addition, it's recommended that you gather information about the other driver, including their name, contact information, insurance policy number, vehicle registration and driver's license number.