Monthly Archives: March 2019

UPDATE: Driver dies after vehicle pileup on I35E in Denton County

A quick update to the crash we posted earlier this morning. The Hickory Creek Police Department is investigating a major accident that killed one driver.

The pileup occurred earlier this morning (Wednesday) along southbound I35E near the Lake Lewisville bridge. At least three vehicles were involved in the crash, one piled up on top of another.

One of the occupants in one of the vehicles was transported to Medical City Denton with serious injuries, but died at the hospital. She has been identified as a 33-year-old female from Carrollton.

Additional details have not been released by officials.

Vehicle strikes utility pole in Denton, killing driver

The Denton Police and Fire Departments received word of a major accident in the 5100 block of Dakota Lane around 12:18pm this afternoon. Officers and paramedics responded to the scene and located a vehicle that had struck a utility pole.

Traffic investigators believe a custom-built two-door vehicle, styled after a 1965 Shelby Cobra, was traveling northbound on Dakota Lane near the Denton Municipal Airport when it left the roadway and ran into a utility pole.

The driver and sole occupant, a 50-year-old Argyle resident, was transported to the hospital, but died shortly thereafter.

Investigators are still working to determine if speed was a factor in the crash.

UPDATE: Two men die after traumatic injury incident at Cleburne equipment shop

Here is a quick update on the incident we posted earlier today. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms two men have died after suffering serious traumatic injuries at a Cleburne equipment shop.

Cleburne Fire/EMS personnel were called to Landmark Equipment at 2449 Weatherford Highway around 12:30pm this afternoon. A 9-1-1 caller reported a skid steer (or similar type machine) had fallen on top of two men.

EMS conducted resuscitation efforts to the hospital, but the injuries were too severe. Both individuals, identified as a 46-year-old man from Arlington and a 77-year-old man from Granbury, died in the emergency room at Walls Hospital in Cleburne.

There are no additional details to provide at this time.

UPDATE: Driver killed after train hits vehicle in Denton County

Law enforcement with the Hickory Creek Police Department are investigating a major crash involving a train and a pickup truck.

The crash occurred around 6:45pm last night (Monday) just east of I35E near the Hickory Hills Blvd intersection. A train with the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) struck a vehicle on the tracks. The A-Train service was delayed due to the crash.

The driver, identified as a 61-year-old male, was killed in the collision.

Lanes of 820 closed in Fort Worth due to a major accident

All lanes of eastbound Northwest Loop 820 are closed due to a major accident involving a commercial vehicle.

Around 8:30pm this evening, a commercial vehicle struck the Old Decatur Road bridge over the highway. TxDOT is on the scene. Unknown injuries involved in the crash.

All eastbound lanes are forced to exit off the highway and go around the Old Decatur Road crash site.

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