The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Friday evening along Esperanza Road in far North Dallas.
At 9:06pm, Dallas PD and Fire Rescue were called to the 13900 block of Esperanza Road at Midpark Road for a major accident. A total of five people were injured in the crash and transported to local hospitals. Two of the victims were pronounced deceased at the hospital. The other victims did not sustain life-threatening injuries.
Investigators say the driver of a pickup truck was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Esperanza Road when they collided head-on with an SUV. Immediately following the crash, the driver who caused the crash ran away from the scene and is still at large.
The identities of the victims have not yet been released.
The Kennedale Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Wednesday at a house in the 100 block of Oak Ridge Trail.
At 5:52pm, Kennedale police were dispatched to the residence after a family member called 9-1-1 to report a welfare concern. When officers arrived, the family member allowed them to enter the home where they found the bodies of two individuals. According to the Medical Examiner’s Office, one of the victims, a 72-year-old man, was stabbed. The second victim has not been publicly identified.
Police were able to identify the suspect and put out a regional alert for his arrest. On Thursday, police located the suspect and took him into custody following a police chase.
Kennedale PD says capital murder charges are pending.
The motive and circumstances surrounding the murder are still under investigation.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is incident a fatal vehicle fire that occurred on Monday along Highway 67 in Glen Rose.
At around 11:40am, multiple emergency responders from the Somervell County Fire and EMS along with Glen Rose PD were called to the intersection of Highway 67 and Bo Gibbs Blvd for a motorhome that was on fire. Firefighters arrived to find heavy flames coming from the vehicle.
A husband and wife were inside the motorhome at the time of the fire. The 89-year-old male driver and his wife, a 74-year-old female, were both injured and airlifted to Parkland Hospital in Dallas. The man died later that evening. They have been identified as residents of Granbury.
The RV, which was pulling an SUV, rolled down a short hill and collided with another vehicle, but there were no injuries as a result of that collision.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation. No additional information was released.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife division is investigating the drowning of a 76-year-old fisherman earlier this week.
On Tuesday, the Denton Fire Department was dispatched to the area of the Elm Fork Trinity River east of Denton for a possible drowning.
Officials received a 9-1-1 call from a woman who stated her and her husband were fishing on the banks of the river when the ground gave way. Her husband fell into the water and never resurfaced.
Rescue crews had difficulty accessing the scene due to muddy conditions and limited access. Drones and rescues boat were requested for assistance, including Lewisville FD’s Dive Team, Texas Parks and Wildlife Division, and the Flower Mound Fire Department.
Emergency responders searched for much of the day Tuesday, but were unable to find the man before sundown. The search was halted at sundown on Tuesday, but resumed at daybreak on Wednesday. After an extensive search, rescue crews found the victim’s body around 2:35pm on Wednesday.
The victim has been identified as a 76-year-old man.
In all, over 60 fire personnel, police officers, park rangers, and City of Denton Parks and Public Works personnel representing eight organizations responded.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Wednesday morning in a rural part of Denton County.
Just before 8:00am, multiple emergency responders were dispatched to the 5000 block of H. Lively Road just south of FM 2449 for a single vehicle crash. Paramedics arrived on the scene and pronounced the driver deceased on the scene. She was the only occupant inside the vehicle.
Officials say the 16-year-old girl was driving east on H. Lively Road when she failed to negotiate a 90-degree turn in the road. The vehicle left the roadway and overturned into a pasture.
The victim has been identified as a 16-year-old girl from Ponder.
Troopers say she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. The crash remains under investigation.
The Irving Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight Sunday in the 10200 block of MacArthur Blvd.
At around 4:00am, Irving PD along with Fire/EMS responded to a possible accident at the Hyde Park Apartments, 10207 N. MacArthur Blvd. When officers arrived, they located a male with a gunshot wound laying outside of his vehicle.
Irving paramedics transported him to Baylor Grapevine hospital, but he was pronounced deceased. The Medical Examiner has identified him as a 19-year-old man.
Officials have not stated if a suspect has been arrested. The investigation is still in its early stages.
If you have any information regarding this homicide, you are asked to contact the Irving PD at 972-273-1010 (24-hour line) and reference case #22-9847.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this afternoon southwest of Weatherford.
Just after 4:00pm, firefighters from Brock VFD and paramedics from LifeCare EMS responded to the scene of a pedestrian involved crash in the 400 block of Copper Canyon Circle near Canyon Creek Court.
DPS investigators say a group of young children got off the bus when it stopped on Copper Canyon Circle. As the driver of the bus began to pull away, a 6-year-old girl was struck. Police say she was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.
Here is a statement from Brock ISD regarding the incident:
Texas DPS investigators continue to investigate the crash. No additional information has been released at this time.
The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Sunday evening.
Just after 8:00pm, Grand Prairie Fire/EMS and Police responded to the 700 block of S. Great Southwest Parkway for a single vehicle crash.
Officials say the driver of a passenger car was traveling south on S. Great Southwest Parkway when he lost control and struck a tree. The driver, a 21-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital with injuries. A passenger in the vehicle, a 15-year-old female, was transported to Medical City Arlington, but pronounced a short time later.
The victim has been identified as a resident of Arlington.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating a homicide after a missing woman’s body was found dumped near the intersection of S. Ledbetter Drive and W. Kiest.
Last Saturday, family reported to police that their 54-year-old relative was missing from her home on Charlotte Street in Duncanville. It was reported that she had left her house on Friday the 15th and did not come home.
On Monday, Dallas PD found the missing woman’s vehicle abandoned on Navy Avenue in west Dallas.
On Wednesday, Dallas PD was dispatched to the area of 3000 S. Ledbetter Road near W. Kiest for an investigation. When officers arrived, they located the body of an adult woman wrapped in a plastic tarp. She had been shot and killed. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office retrieved the body and made a positive identification on the missing woman.
Today, the Dallas PD announced they have arrested 56-year-old Clinton Smith and charged him with the woman’s murder. He remains in Dallas County Jail at this time.
The motive and circumstances surrounding this death are still being investigated. Officials have not released whether the suspect and the victim knew each other.
The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective John Valdez at 214 671-3623.