Child critically injured in crash on I35W in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department has closed all southbound lanes of I35W near Heritage Trace Parkway while they complete an accident investigation from an earlier collision.

At around 3:30pm this afternoon, multiple emergency responders were called to a multiple vehicle crash on southbound I35W. Initial information indicates three vehicles were involved.

According to officials, multiple people were injured in the crash, including at least one child. MedStar had a difficult time getting to the crash due to stopped traffic. When paramedics arrived, they quickly transported a pediatric patient to the hospital with critical injuries. At least one other person was seriously hurt as well.

As of 7:15pm, all lanes of southbound I35W remain closed for police investigation. It is best to avoid this area.