Two separate crashes close I35W in Burleson Sunday evening

Burleson Police, Fire, and MedStar EMS all responded to two separate accidents Sunday evening, both closing the highway down and causing major delays.

The first occurred around 6:00pm on southbound I35W near Bethesda Road. It was reported to be a possible vehicle vs. pedestrian crash. CareFlite responded to the scene and airlifted one patient to Harris Fort Worth. The highway was closed for CareFlite to land.

The second occurred a few hours later also along southbound I35W near Hidden Creek Parkway. Burleson PD confirmed this second crash resulted in a fatality. Both the main lanes and the service road were closed for this crash.

No additional details have been released by officials.

Follower submitted photo of CareFlite from the first crash