Two people killed in north Dallas crash

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 crash remains under investigation.