One person killed in Rockwall crash
At around 5:00pm this evening, Rockwall County sheriffs deputies and Rockwall PD along with Fire and EMS responded to the intersection of State Highway 276 and Rochell Drive for a major accident.
When RCSO deputies arrived, they found two vehicles and an 18-wheeler involved in a collision. One of the drivers of the vehicles was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was flown by CareFlite to a local hospital. A third person, the driver of the 18-wheeler, was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.
The deceased driver has been identified as a 27-year-old from Terrell.￼
Lanes of Highway 276 were closed for several hours while Rockwall police investigated the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Scene photo courtesy of Smash da Topic.