Driver dies after vehicle flips several times in crash along I-20 in Dallas
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along eastbound Interstate 20 near Wheatland Road in the south Dallas area.
Just before 3:30AM, Dallas Fire Rescue and DSO deputies were called to the scene after two vehicles were involved in a crash on the highway. Both vehicles sustained major damage in the crash. One of the vehicles overturned several times before coming to rest in a ditch off the highway.
Dallas Fire Rescue personnel located the unresponsive male driver of the overturned vehicle and immediately began life-saving efforts. Paramedics transported him to Methodist Dallas hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.
All lanes of Interstate 20 were closed while emergency responders worked the scene.
Deputies are still investigating the cause of the crash. The identity of the victim has not yet been publicly released.