Driver killed in crash with 18-wheeler along I20 in Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along the westbound lanes of I-20 near Polk Street.

Dallas County Sheriff’s deputies and Dallas Fire Rescue were called to the scene just after 2:00am this morning. When fire rescue personnel arrived, they located a passenger car with major front end damage.

The driver was extricated from the vehicle, but pronounced deceased on the scene by Dallas paramedics.

Traffic investigators say the driver was traveling on the highway when he rear-ended a stopped 18-wheeler. It is unknown if the 18-wheeler was on the shoulder or main lanes of the highway; however, no charges are expected against the driver of the 18-wheeler.

The deceased has been identified as a 32-year-old man.