Young driver killed in crash with semi cab along I-30 in Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along eastbound I-30 near Grand Avenue in Dallas.

At around 3:50am, Dallas County sheriffs deputies were assisting a motorist on the service road when they observed the driver of a pickup truck traveling at high speeds. Officials say the driver veered to the far right and crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler cab.

Deputies quickly assisted, but found the driver trapped and unresponsive in the vehicle. Dallas Fire Rescue also responded, but the driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

Authorities have identified the driver as a 19-year-old man. Two occupants inside the 18-wheeler cab were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.