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.