Underage intoxicated driver causes crash that kills man on Loop 12 in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department responded to a major accident in the early morning hours of Thursday along Walton Walker (Loop 12).

At around 1:30AM in the morning, Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police all responded to a two-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Loop 12 near Keeneland Parkway.

According to police, a vehicle occupied by a 26-year-old man was stopped in the right lane of the highway. A second vehicle, occupied by a 20-year-old driver, was also northbound on Loop 12 and struck the rear of the stopped vehicle.

The 26-year-old occupant of the stopped vehicle was transported to Methodist Dallas hospital with major injuries, and died a short time later.

The 20-year-old driver stayed at the crash scene and was found to be under the influence of alcohol. He was subsequently arrested for DWI.