Two dead in two separate crashes on E. Loop 820 in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating two separate fatal crashes that occurred yesterday, October 16th.

The first crash occurred at around 4:24AM. Fort Worth FD, PD, and MedStar all responded to the northbound lanes of E. Loop 820 at Berry Street. A preliminary investigation of the scene revealed that a driver was traveling the wrong way in the northbound lanes when his vehicle struck an 18-wheeler head-on. The driver of the vehicle, identified as a 51-year-old male, was ejected and died at the scene.

The second crashed occurred late last night in the southbound lanes of E. Loop 820 near the Highway 287 interchange. Emergency responders were called to the scene at around 10:21PM. A vehicle had overturned and struck a bridge support pillar. The vehicle caught fire shortly thereafter. Officers confirm a fatality, but no identity has been released.