Driver arrested for intoxication following fatal crash in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving an intoxicated driver that occurred last night in the 1800 block of Mitchell Blvd.

Fort Worth FD, PD, and MedStar EMS were all dispatched to the scene at 5:45PM on Saturday evening. A two-vehicle crash was located near the intersection of Mitchell and Beach streets.

Police say an intoxicated driver fleeing the scene of a prior accident struck a vehicle at the given location. One occupant inside the vehicle struck by the intoxicated driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. Others were injured and transported to the hospital.

Following the crash, the intoxicated driver, identified as a 36-year-old male, was arrested for a charge of Intoxicated Manslaughter with a Vehicle.

The victim has been identified as a 61-year-old female.