3 killed after speeding drunk driver hits vehicle in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a multi-fatality accident involving a drunk driver that occurred overnight in the Pleasant Grove area of southeast Dallas.

At around 2:45AM this morning, a drunk driver was traveling northbound on Masters Drive at a high rate of speed when he collided with a vehicle that was turning left onto Old Seagoville Road from southbound Masters Drive.

The drunk driver’s vehicle overturned and landed off the roadway. The other vehicle also landed off the roadway and on a sidewalk.

One passenger in the drunk driver’s vehicle was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene.

Two occupants in the other vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene as well.

The drunk driver, identified as a 24-year-old man, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. He was found to be under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.

Police have charged the driver with three counts of Intoxication Manslaughter.

The crash is under investigation at this time.