Four people killed after negligent driver causes highway crash in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred early this morning along southbound Interstate 35E near Camp Wisdom Road.

At 5:40am this morning, Dallas firefighters, paramedics, and police officers were called to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident along the southbound lanes of I35E near Camp Wisdom Road.

Investigators say a crash had occurred in the left lanes of the highway, causing traffic to merge right. A white vehicle had merged right and stopped due to the traffic. The driver of a BMW traveling at high speeds failed to control her speed and crashed into the back of the white vehicle, causing a chain reaction crash involving several vehicles.

Four occupants inside the white vehicle were killed in the crash. A juvenile male was pronounced deceased at the scene. Another juvenile male was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. Two adults, one male and one female, were also transported to local hospitals and pronounced deceased.

The female driver is expected to be charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide.

All southbound lanes of I35E were closed for several hours while Dallas police investigated the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.