Monthly Archives: June 2019

Driver arrested after leading police on chase from Rockwall County into Lewisville

Rockwall County sheriffs deputies were involved in a police pursuit of a flatbed Ford truck earlier this evening.

The driver led police on a chase from the Rockwall County area into Lewisville where it eventually ended off Fox Ave when he bumped into a parked car. For a time, the pursuit was westbound on PGBT.

Unconfirmed reports indicate he try to flee on foot, but police were able to capture him. The chase ended in a residential area.

Unknown wants, but there is talk that the vehicle may have been stolen.

Thanks to Von Husbands for the picture from the pursuit end location.

Multiple agencies respond to serious crash in northwest Tarrant County

Multiple agencies are working to clear a major accident along Highway 287 near Family Drive in Northwest Tarrant County.

Reports indicate a major accident with serious injuries. CareFlite was launched to the scene, but disregarded. Eagle Mountain EMS transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Newark FD, Haslet FD, Eagle Mountain FD/EMS, Tarrant County sheriffs deputies all responded to the scene.

Avoid the area.

UPDATE: Officials say 10 people dead in Addison airplane crash

Officials with the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office have confirmed a total of 10 people died this morning in the airplane crash at Addison Airport. Read our original reports here and here.

Addison FD and multiple mutual aid departments responded to an Alert 3 (aircraft down) and structure fire this morning at Addison Airport. When they arrived, they located a hanger with heavy fire and smoke showing.

The FAA and the NTSB are investigating the details of the crash. The plane was a Beechcraft King Air 350 twin engine airplane.

Emergency responders working major crash on Highway 67 in Cleburne

Cleburne Police and Fire personnel are on scene of a major accident along southbound Highway 67 between Kilpatrick and Woodard on the west side of town.

A medical helicopter has been called to the scene. At least one vehicle and one motorcycle are involved.

All lanes are forced to exit Kilpatrick.

Reports indicate the motorcycle rider was ejected from the motorcycle and struck by a vehicle.

Update – Medical helicopter disregarded.

Update – Cleburne EMS is transporting the patient to Walls Hospital in Cleburne. Major injuries.

Update – CareFlite has been called to Walls Hospital for the patient. EMS will be flying the patient into Fort Worth.

UPDATE: Twin-engine airplane crashes into hangar at Addison Airport

As we posted earlier this morning, Addison FD and multiple other departments responded to a fire at the Addison Airport. An Alert 3, or report of an aircraft down, was also dispatched.

According to the latest update from the FAA, a twin-engine Beechcraft BE-58 King Air airplane crashed into a hangar just after taking off from Addison Airport.

The number of people on board the aircraft is undetermined at this time. The hangar was not occupied.

FAA and NTSB will be investigating.

The crash sparked a major fire inside of the building.

UPDATE: According to multiple reports, officials with the Dallas County Medical Examiner say 10 people died in this morning’s airplane crash at Addison Airport

Firefighters battling a structure fire at Addison Airport

Multiple Addison FD firefighters and mutual aid departments are on scene of a structure fire at the Addison Airport.

Heavy smoke is showing from a large metal building on site. A working fire has been declared.

More details to follow.

UPDATE: The FAA confirms a twin-engine airplane crashed into a hangar this morning at the Addison Airport, sparking a major fire inside the building. FAA and NTSB are investigating

UPDATE: Twin-engine airplane crashes into hangar at Addison Airport

UPDATE: According to multiple reports, officials with the Dallas County Medical Examiner say 10 people died in this morning’s airplane crash at Addison Airport

Storm damage reported in Waxahachie & Red Oak areas

Multiple agencies in south Dallas and Ellis counties have been busy this evening with storm-related responses. There have been multiple calls of power lines and trees down.

Waxahachie FD is working a seriously damaged building with roof damage in the 200 block of YMCA Drive.

There have also been several reported structure fires as the storms rolled through the area.

Dallas homicides drop 50% in June, homicides still up 20% compared to last year

As of Thursday June 27th, homicides in Dallas for June have dropped by 50% as compared to last month (May), but total numbers are still up compared to last year.

16 homicides have been reported as of Thursday, June 27th. We are also aware of at least two (2) homicides that are not accounted for in that number since they occurred yesterday (Friday). This brings the total to at least 18 homicides this month. 32 homicides had been reported at this time last month, accounting for about a 50% drop as compared to May.

There have been at least 106 homicides this year, compared to 88 this time last year. These numbers indicate about a 20% rise in homicide offenses since this time last year.

Luckily, it appears Dallas will have about half as many homicides as they had last month.

Police investigating a shooting in east Arlington

Multiple Arlington PD officers are investigating a reported shooting in the 2500 block of Limestone Drive in east Arlington.

Reports indicate one person has been shot and is now at the hospital.

Police have closed the residential street while they investigate the scene.

This is ongoing in east Arlington just off Watson Road (360 service road) and Mayfield Road.

Body found at Arlington park

Arlington police are investigating a death at Wimbledon Park in south Arlington.

Units were dispatched to a “death investigation” at 8:16am this morning.

The medical examiners office is on scene to retrieve the body. Police have a part of the park blocked off. The body was located in the eastern half of the park near some trees.

We have reached out to Arlington police for more information. We will share those details once received.

Update – Arlington PD confirms this is a self-inflicted incident. A man in his 60s deceased. No danger to the public.

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