Intoxicated driver kills two people in fiery Garland crash

The Garland Police Department is investigating a fatality crash that occurred overnight at Highway 66 between Dexham Road and E. Centerville Road.

At around 2:30am, an adult man driving an SUV rear ended a passenger car on Highway 66, causing the passenger car to hit a barrier, overturn, and catch fire.

Garland firefighters responded to the scene and found two people deceased inside the passenger car.

The driver of the SUV who caused the crash remained at the scene. Officers determined he was impaired at the time of the crash. He was arrested on two charges of Intoxication Manslaughter.

The investigation is ongoing.