Intoxicated driver hits, kills pedestrian in Uptown Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a major accident involving a fatality that occurred this evening near the 2500 block of Cedar Springs Road at Routh Street.

DPD and DFR responded to the scene just before 5:00PM this evening. Police confirm a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle.

The pedestrian, a woman, has been pronounced deceased.

Officials say the driver fled the scene, but was soon apprehended. The driver is facing intoxication manslaughter charges.