Monthly Archives: April 2019

UPDATE: Driver airlifted from rollover crash north of Venus

The Texas Highway Patrol is investigating a one vehicle crash at the intersection of FM 157 and County Road 511 north of Venus in Johnson County.

At approximately 8:04pm this evening, a RAM pickup truck was traveling southbound on FM 157 near CR 511. The vehicle traveled off the west side of the roadway entering a curve. The vehicle struck a parked PT Cruiser and overturned.

The driver, identified as a 29-year-old male of Venus, was taken by CareFlite air ambulance to Harris Hospital Fort Worth in serious condition.

No other people were involved in the crash. The crash is still under investigation at this time. No other details.

UPDATE: Motorcycle rider dies in Haltom City crash

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms a 30-year-old male died earlier today in a major accident at 4200 NE 28th Street in Haltom City.

As we first posted around 12:45pm, Haltom City FD and PD units along with MedStar EMS were dispatched to a major accident involving a motorcycle in the 4200 block of NE 28th Street. Dispatched information indicated a rider was down in the roadway.

EMS confirmed one person was deceased on the scene. The roadway was temporarily blocked for police investigation.

We have reached out to Haltom City PD for additional information, but have not received any. We will update if warranted.

Major crash on Highway 80 between Forney and Terrell; helicopters requested

Multiple agencies are on scene of a major accident on Highway 80 near County Road 238 between Forney and Terrell.

One CareFlite helicopter has just left the scene for Dallas. A second has landed at the scene.

We are working to get additional details on the crash. There are delays in the area. It is best to avoid this area until further notice.

Update – Second helicopter off to Parkland. The first helicopter also airlifted into Dallas.

Emergency responders working serious motorcycle crash near Meacham Airport in Fort Worth

Multiple Fort Worth units are on scene of a major accident in the 4700 block of N. Main Street near Meacham Airport.

Dispatched information indicates a motorcycle lost control and crashed. MedStar EMS on scene reports one major injury at the scene.

Multiple Fort Worth PD units are investigating the scene. FWFD Engine 25 is on the scene.

It is best to avoid this area.

UPDATE: 22-year-old’s body found in pond near Waxahachie apartment complex

The Waxahachie Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body yesterday afternoon.

Yesterday, April 25th, at approximately 3:30pm, Waxahachie Police Department received a report that a landscaper discovered the body of a male on the banks of a pond located near the Hunter’s Cove Apartments (1200 block of W. Highway 287 bypass). Waxahachie police officers, detectives, and crime scene investigators along with Waxahachie fire personnel responded to the scene. The body was taken to the Dallas Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.

The body has been identified as a 22-year-old Waxahachie resident. He was last seen by neighbors on Saturday, April 20th. The cause and manner of death are currently pending.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Dallas firefighters working 3-alarm apartment fire in Pleasant Grove

Multiple Dallas Fire-Rescue crews are on scene of an apartment fire in the 1200 block of N. Masters Drive near Lake June Road.

A 2nd alarm was quickly requested to the scene, and now a request for a 3rd alarm has been added.

A live stream from Smash da Topic Breaking News shows heavy fire from the 2nd floor and attic of a 2-story apartment building.

Firefighters report they are in defensive operations at this time. Expect heavy smoke in this area.

Emergency responders working serious crash involving motorcycle in Haltom City

Multiple Haltom City FD and PD units along with MedStar EMS are on scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle near the 4200 block of NE 28th Street at Higgins Lane.

Truck 471 reported a motorcycle down and rider in the roadway. Another vehicle possibly involved. It was dispatched that the rider was not conscious. This is a possible fatality accident.

The roadway is blocked in this area as police investigate the crash. Avoid the area.

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