Monthly Archives: February 2020

UPDATE: Red light runner causes fatal crash in Grapevine

The Grapevine Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this morning along northbound William D. Tate Ave (121 service road) at the Hall-Johnson Road intersection.

According to officials, emergency responders were called to the scene around 9:50AM this morning. Investigators say a sedan was traveling west on Hall-Johnson Road when a coupe traveling northbound ran the red light and impacted the sedan. The impact caused the sedan to flip. The coupe came to rest down William D. Tate from the crash site.

A passenger in the sedan was critically injured at the scene. CPR was administered at the scene and while en route to the hospital, but her injuries were too severe. She was pronounced deceased at Baylor Grapevine at 10:22AM. She has been identified as a 51-year-old woman from Irving.

The condition of the driver in the other vehicle has not been released. Investigators are speaking with the driver of the coupe, although no charges have been filed at this time.

The northbound William D. Tate Ave (121 service road) lanes were closed for approximately 5 hours while police investigated the scene.

North Texas paramedics headed to assist with Coronavirus quarantine operations in San Antonio

A handful of paramedics from MedStar EMS have been mobilized to assist with the quarantine operations at Lackland AFB and the Texas Center for Infectious Diseases.

There are multiple evacuees being monitored for possible Coronavirus contamination at the military facility in San Antonio. The paramedics will be on hand to assist with medical transport if any of the quarantined exhibit symptoms.

MedStar EMS is a part of the Emergency Medical Task Force, a statewide agency that facilities the activation of EMS assets in the event of a disaster.

There has been only one confirmed case of the Coronavirus in Texas. The EMTF says it is one of the evacuees from Wuhan, China. There are 15 confirmed cases nationwide.

It is unknown at this time if additional north Texas agencies and emergency responders have been requested to help.

Major injuries reported at Grapevine crash

The Grapevine Police Department is investigating a serious crash at the intersection of Hall-Johnson Road and William D Tate (121 service road).

Reports indicate two vehicles involved with major damage. PD reported one patient with CPR in progress at the scene.

Medic 3 ground transported one patient to Baylor Grapevine with major injuries.

The intersection has been shut down while police investigate the scene. Expect closure for at least one or two hours. It’s best to avoid this area.

Pedestrian airlifted to hospital after being struck by vehicle in Cleburne

Emergency responders from Cleburne FD/EMS and PD responded to a pedestrian struck last night in the 2200 block of N. Main Street.

Police say a person was struck by a vehicle near the McDonalds, just south of the Main Street (174) and US-67 intersection.

CareFlite was called and landed at the scene. They airlifted a patient to Harris Methodist with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash has not yet been released. Other details including the driver and potential charges have not been released either.

Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle on I35E in Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a major accident involving a fatality that occurred tonight along I35E.

Around 9:15PM this evening, Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police were dispatched to a major accident on northbound I35E near Inwood Road in northwest Dallas.

Officials confirm one pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and pronounced deceased on the scene at 9:25PM.

Lanes of the highway were blocked while police investigated the scene.

Additional details have not yet been released at this time.

VIDEO: Fort Worth officer saves woman from jumping off bridge into Lake Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department responded to a suicidal person on the Northwest Loop 820 bridge over Lake Worth yesterday morning around 10:10AM.

The suicidal female’s brother called 9-1-1 indicating his sister was suicidal and that she was near the Lake Worth bridge.

Fort Worth officer Teresa Trevino responded immediately and came onto the scene in just the right time. As Officer Trevino pulled up, the woman exited her vehicle, walked over to the bridge, and attempted to jump over.

Officer Trevino grabbed her and pulled her from the ledge.

“Officer Trevino’s heroics serve as a reminder to everyone who may struggle with emotional distress. Suicide prevention is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via the National Suicide Prevention Hotline 800-273-8255.”

Here is video of the incident as provided by Fort Worth PD:

Firefighters responding to fire near Parker / Tarrant county line

Multiple firefighters from Parker County ESD #1 and Fort Worth FD are responding to reports of a large fire in the area of 11700 block of White Settlement Road.

Callers report a controlled burn got out of hand and is now burning trash and other materials. Parker County Brush 34 reports some trash and tires have burned.

There is a large column of black smoke visible in this area.

No major injuries after TRE train hits vehicle u-turning on tracks in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a major accident involving a train vs. vehicle near the intersection of Mosier Valley and N. Collins Street.

Police say no occupants were in the car and only two occupants inside the train were uninjured.

Firefighters assisted the occupants of the train get to safety.

The roadway has been cleared.

UPDATE: Three dead after Sunday evening crash in Frisco

The Frisco Police Department has released additional information regarding the multiple-fatality accident that occurred on Sunday evening.

Frisco Fire/EMS and Police all responded to the intersection of FM 423 and Del Webb Blvd around 6:40PM on Sunday evening for a major accident.

Officials say a northbound pickup truck collided with a southbound vehicle turning left onto Del Webb Blvd. Firefighters reportedly had to extricate at least one trapped person from one of the vehicles.

EMS reported three persons on scene with critical injuries. All three were pronounced deceased at the scene. They have been identified as a 34-year-old female (driver), 41-year-old male (her husband), and a 42-year-old male. All lived in Frisco.

The juvenile driver of the pickup truck was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No charges have been filed at this time. Police did not speculate if any would be filed.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292-6010 in reference to CFS#20021358. They can also send an anonymous tip by texting FRISCOPD and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by downloading the Frisco PD app available on Android and iOS devices.

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