Racing driver causes fatal crash in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred last night (Friday) at approximately 6:00pm in the 8700 block of Lake June Road at McGregor Street.

Officials say a man in a white van was stopped on McGregor Street and attempted to make a left hand turn onto westbound Lake June when two vehicles, a passenger car and a Dodge Charger, were racing at a high rate of speed on eastbound Lake June Road. The speeding Charger hit the van as the driver attempted the left turn, causing the van to flip over.

The 70-year-old man driving the van was transported to a local hospital and is in critical condition. A female passenger in the van was also transported to a local hospital, but pronounced deceased.

One of the racing drivers was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. Both drivers, a 27-year-old male and 29-year-old male, were arrested and booked into jail on two felony charges: Racing causing a Death and Racing causing Serious Bodily Injury.