Man running from cops struck, killed by 18-wheeler on I-30 in Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident involving a pedestrian and an 18-wheeler.

Officials with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office say a deputy attempted to stop a motorcyclist on eastbound Interstate 30 near Buckner when the rider ran away on foot.

He ran across the service road and onto the freeway when he was struck by an 18-wheeler, killing him instantly.

Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the rider deceased on the scene.

All lanes of eastbound I-30 are closed near St. Francis due to this crash and police investigation.