Two people killed after driver loses control, crashes on icy highway in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along Interstate 45.

At 12:55am, multiple emergency responders with the Dallas Police Department and Dallas Fire Rescue responded to the scene of a single-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 45.

Traffic investigators say the driver of a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the vehicle hit a patch of ice. This caused the driver to lose control and hit a guardrail. The vehicle flipped over and hit a pole.

The driver and passenger were pronounced deceased at the scene. A third occupant sitting in the back seat was transported by Dallas paramedics to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Roads remain icy at this hour. Please slow down and use caution when driving.