Four bicyclists injured, one fatally, after crash with vehicle in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a group of bicyclists that occurred just before 6:30AM this morning.

Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene on Dottie Lynn Parkway over Division Street near the city border of Fort Worth and Arlington.

Officials say a group of four bicyclists were southbound on Dottie Lynn Parkway when a vehicle hit them from behind.

One of the bicyclists was pronounced deceased at the scene. One bicyclist, reported to be an off-duty Arlington police officer, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Two others sustained scrapes and bruises.

Alcohol is not believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.

The driver of the sedan who hit the group remained at the scene. It is unknown if he or she will face any charges.

At current time (9:30AM), all lanes of Dottie Lynn Parkway over Division Street are closed for investigation.

It is best to avoid the area.

We had an off-duty Officer seriously injured this morning during a crash in Fort Worth involving multiple cyclists….

Posted by Arlington Police Department on Friday, August 28, 2020