One person killed in two-vehicle crash along I-20 in Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along Interstate 20 near Polk Street.

Around 2:45am, Dallas Fire Rescue and Dallas County sheriffs deputies were called to the scene on eastbound Interstate 20 east of Polk Street. Two vehicles were involved in a collision. Dallas firefighters had already shut down the highway and were attending to injured persons.

Traffic investigators say a partially disabled SUV was in the far right lane when the driver swerved into the center right lane. A vehicle in the center right lane rear-ended the SUV at high speeds.

The driver of the SUV was extricated by firefighters, but pronounced deceased on the scene. The other driver was transported to a hospital in stable condition.

The crash remains under investigation.