UPDATE: One person dead in morning crash in Ellis County

Here is a quick update on the major accident we posted this morning on northbound I45 in Ferris.

Ferris FD with assistance from Palmer FD and Wilmer FD along with CareFlite ground EMS and multiple law enforcement responded to a major accident this morning on northbound I45 in Ferris. Upon arrival, officers located two vehicles in the median.

One of the drivers had critical injuries. CPR was reported at the scene. A CareFlite helicopter responded to the scene and airlifted the patient to Methodist Dallas. Upon arrival at the hospital, the patient died.

Due to the fatality, the accident is currently under investigation by the Ferris Police Department. Additional information will be released as the investigation permits.