Dallas police say intoxicated driver caused crash that killed passenger

Dallas Police Officers are investigating a fatality accident in the 300 block of E. Camp Wisdom Road. On Thursday evening just after 6pm, Dallas police and fire crews responded to a crash at the listed location.

Upon arrival, officers located a vehicle that struck a pole. The driver of a pickup truck failed to maintain its lane at an unsafe speed and, for an unknown reason, left the roadway onto the curb. The vehicle then struck a large pole, causing substantial damage to the vehicle.

Both occupants were transported to the hospital in critical condition. The passenger died shortly after arriving. The driver was tested for intoxication and placed it under arrest for Intoxication Manslaughter and Intoxication Assault.