One dead after vehicle crashes into backyard along I-20 near Lancaster

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred early this morning along westbound Interstate 20 service road near Lancaster Road.

At around 1AM, a vehicle traveling along the westbound I-20 service road crashed off the roadway, up the median, and into a residential backyard.

Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the crash and extricated two occupants from the vehicle, which had crashed into the backyard of a house on Nandina Drive.

One of the occupants, a woman, was pronounced deceased on the scene. A man was transported to the hospital in unknown condition. It is unclear who was driving the vehicle at the time of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.