Driver killed in Haslet crash

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred this evening along FM 156 (Blue Mound Road) near Avondale Haslet Road in the Haslet area.

Multiple agencies including Haslet Fire Rescue, Fort Worth FD, MedStar EMS, and TCSO responded to the scene at 5:44pm. When crews arrived, they found a small passenger vehicle had collided head-on with an 18-wheeler tanker truck. The passenger vehicle caught fire.

Officials say Good Samaritans were able to pull the driver from the burning vehicle; however, the driver’s injuries were too severe. MedStar EMS pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Their identity has not yet been released.

Lanes of FM 156 were closed while Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office investigated the scene. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.