One dead, one injured after vehicle strikes highway sign on I20

The Dallas County Sheriffs Office is investigating a major accident with fatality along the westbound lanes of I20 near Polk Street.

DSO and Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the scene around 12:34AM this morning. One vehicle had struck a large highway sign post and caught fire.

One occupant was confirmed to be deceased on the scene. One person was transported to the Methodist Dallas hospital with undisclosed injuries.

Police are investigating reports that the vehicle was seen swerving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed before impacting the sign.

The body has not yet been identified due to its condition.