UPDATE: Two dead in vehicle crash south of Italy in Ellis County

The Italy Police Department has confirmed two people have died in a major accident south of Italy along FM 667.

Around 5:20pm this evening, multiple agencies including the Italy Fire Rescue, Forreston Fire Department, Italy Police Department, Ellis County EMS, and DPS Troopers were dispatched to a major accident at FM 667 and White Rock Road.

Upon arrival they discovered five passengers in the two vehicles involved. Two children were airlifted to by Air Evac to Children’s Dallas. An additional child and two adults were transported by ground ambulance to Baylor Hospital Waxahachie.

The two remaining passengers, an adult female and a young boy, were pronounced deceased at the scene.

DPS Troopers are investigating the scene.

Read our original report here.