Monthly Archives: August 2019

Police investigating fatality crash in southeast Arlington

The Arlington Police Department, Fire Department, and EMS responded to a single vehicle crash this morning at around 7:21AM in the 1500 block of E. Sublett Road near S. Collins Street.

Preliminary details indicate an SUV was traveling westbound on Sublett and, for an as of yet undetermined reason, left the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree.

The driver was pronounced deceased on the scene. There were two other children in the vehicle that were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the cause.

UPDATE: Woman and child found dead in Waxahachie related to Amber Alert

Earlier today, officials issued an Amber Alert for Ollie Wiedemann, a 6-year-old little boy from Waxahachie. Police believed he was with his non-custodial parent, Candace Harbin, and in immediate danger.

Unfortunately, police confirm both individuals have died in a murder-suicide incident at a parking garage in downtown Waxahachie. Police are focusing their investigation in a parking garage near the courthouse.

HazMat teams from Dallas Fire-Rescue have been called to the scene after one of the officers reported there may be a hazardous chemical or fume involved.

Police are still investigating the scene.

Motorcyclist critically injured after crash with vehicle in Grapevine

Grapevine Police and Fire/EMS responded to a serious crash involving a motorcycle this morning at around 6:30AM at SH-26 and Mustang.

Police say a motorcycle was traveling eastbound on SH-26 when it impacted a vehicle, driven by a 17-year-old, turning onto Mustang Drive. The teen did not see the motorcycle in the intersection and failed to yield.

The motorcyclist, a 54-year-old male, hit the car, and was ejected from the bike. He was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. Police say the rider was wearing a helmet. The driver of the car was not hurt.

The roadway was closed for about an hour while units investigated and cleared up the scene.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after crashing into vehicle while evading police

The Grand Prairie Police Department has released additional details regarding the motorcycle crash with fatality that occurred around 9:00PM last night.

Grand Prairie PD says one of their officers observed a motorcycle with no license plate and no headlights run a red light in the 400 block of S. Belt Line Road. Police attempted to stop the motorcycle, but the rider evaded police.

A short time after, the motorcycle struck a vehicle turning left onto Kingston Drive from Belt Line Road. The motorcycle impacted the passenger side of the vehicle. The motorcyclist was killed instantly. After the impact, the vehicle overturned, seriously injuring two occupants. One of the occupants is in stable condition and the other is in serious condition.

The crash remains under investigation.

One person airlifted from crash on Highway 67 in Alvarado

Alvarado Police and Fire are working to clear up a major accident in the westbound lanes of Highway 67 near County Road 209 just east of town.

Police say a pickup hauling a load of produce struck a commercial water truck. One person was airlifted from the crash, but injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

At least one lane of Highway 67 is closed while hazmat cleans up the produce spill as a precaution.

It is best to avoid this area.

At least two injured, one trapped in Denton County crash

Argyle FD/EMS, Flower Mound FD/EMS, and Northlake PD are on scene of a major accident with extrication required at the intersection of FM 1171 and Cleveland Gibbs Road between Argyle and Roanoke in southern Denton County.

Argyle Engine 514 was first on scene and reported three vehicles involved with entrapment. At least two people injured. One person had to be extricated from one of the vehicles.

PHI Air Medical was requested to the scene, but disregarded. Argyle Medic 511 transported a patient from the scene to Baylor Grapevine trauma center. The other patient reportedly had a wrist injury.

Lanes of FM 1171 will be closed while emergency responders clear up the scene.

Person flown to hospital from motorcycle crash in Parker County

Multiple emergency responders are on scene of a major accident involving a motorcycle near the 2200 block of Church Road at Twin Creek Drive for a reported major accident involving a motorcycle.

Reports indicate a motorcyclist crashed into a guardrail and off the roadway into a ditch.

Parker County Engine 54, Lifecare EMS Medic 31 and EMS 10 along with DPS are all on scene.

One person flown by CareFlite into Fort Worth with undisclosed injuries.

Avoid this area.

Police investigating serious crash with multiple injuries in Grand Prairie

Grand Prairie Police have closed lanes of Belt Line Road at Kingston Drive just north of Marshall Drive for a reported major accident involving a motorcycle.

Reports indicate a motorcycle crashed into a vehicle at the given intersection at a high rate of speed. The vehicle overturned.

There are multiple people injured. One reported fatality at the scene. Two other patients have been transported by Grand Prairie EMS with serious injuries.

Grand Prairie FD Battalion 1, Engine 1, Truck 1, Engine 3, Medic 1, and Medic 3 along with Grand Prairie PD all responded to the scene.

Expect lanes of Belt Line to be closed for an extended time for fatality crash investigation.

UPDATE: Armed 18-year-old killed by Fort Worth police was person of interest in homicide

The Fort Worth Police Department has released additional details surrounding the officer-involved shooting last night (Wednesday) in the 5900 block of Oakland Hills Blvd.

Police say officers were in the area to confront a person of interest in the shooting death of a 24-year-old male earlier this month. That particular homicide occurred in the 3100 block of Las Vegas Trail on 08/05/19 at around 9:45PM. More here.

Homicide detectives identified Amari Malone, 18-year-old black male, as a person of interest in the August 5th homicide. Detectives say he was observed at the scene with a gun.

Police tracked down Malone and received information he may have been in the Woodhaven area. When officers arrived in the area, they located him at the intersection of Oakland Hills Blvd and Boca Raton Blvd yesterday evening.

As police attempted to confront him, he fled on foot from officers and presented a handgun. During the foot chase, he pointed the weapon directly at officers, as displayed on body cam video, leading officers to fire their weapons.

The suspect was shot one time. Officers began quick emergency aid until MedStar arrived. The suspect was transported to Harris Methodist, but did not survive.

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