Three teenagers die in fiery overnight crash in Plano

The Plano Police Department is investigating a major accident involving a single vehicle that occurred overnight on Hedgecoxe Road.

Plano Fire and Police emergency responders were called to the scene along Hedgecoxe Road near Independence Parkway at 3:42AM. One vehicle had impacted a tree and split into pieces. The vehicle then caught fire.

Police have identified three occupants in the vehicle. All were pronounced deceased on the scene. The driver was an 18-year-old. A 16-year-old was in the front passenger’s seat and an 18-year-old was in the rear passenger seat.

The investigation is still in progress, but speed does appear to be a contributing factor.

All three teenagers were from Plano.