Driver killed after racing vehicle hits his car in Pleasant Grove

The Dallas Fire Rescue and Police Department responded to a major accident involving a vehicle on fire early this morning in the 500 block of S. Masters Drive in the Pleasant Grove area.

According to officials, two vehicles were racing each other at high speeds along southbound Masters Drive. A vehicle was eastbound on Cushing Drive at the stop sign attempting to cross Masters Drive. As the vehicle entered the roadway, one of the racing vehicles struck the crossing vehicle. The driver of the crossing vehicle was ejected from the car before it caught fire. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the racing vehicle was transported from the scene with serious injuries. He has been identified as a 23-year-old male.

The second racing vehicle remained at the scene. Both drivers will be charged with racing causing death.

The innocent driver who died has been identified as a 45-year-old male.