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.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Sunday morning south of Venus.
At around 6:11am, emergency responders from Venus FD, AMR, DPS, and Johnson County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the area of FM 157 approximately four miles south of Venus for a major accident involving a motorcycle.
Officials say a 28-year-old man was riding his motorcycle on northbound FM 157 when he crashed off the roadway. He was ejected from the bike and pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.
He has been identified as a resident of North Richland Hills.
At 3:44am, Fort Worth police were dispatched to the 7-11 gas station at N. Beach Street and Highway 121 for a shooting. When emergency crews arrived, they located an adult female with a gunshot wound to the face.
The woman stated she was driving on Kings Oaks Lane, a residential street just south of the 7-11, when she approached an oncoming vehicle with its high beams activated. She flashed her own high beam headlights at the other vehicle to warn them they were on. As the oncoming vehicle passed her own vehicle, she was shot in the face. She then drove to the nearby 7-11 to call 9-1-1.
MedStar EMS transported her to THR Harris Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. There is no suspect in custody at this time.
The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to an apartment fire earlier this morning at the Dylan Apartment, 2336 Meadowbrook Gardens Drive.
At 6:07am, Fort Worth firefighters responded to the apartment complex and found heavy smoke showing. Engine 7 made fire attack while Quint 24 / Engine 24 located two children and brought them to safety.
Both children sustained burn and fire-related injuries that required transport to Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Two CareFlite helicopters were called to the scene for air transports to Dallas.
The Haltom City Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in the 5300 block of Diamond Oaks Drive North.
This is an active call and details surrounding the initial 9-1-1 call have not yet been released. We do know that officers were called to the location just before 7:00pm this evening and an officer involved shooting occurred.
At least two officers have been shot and injured. They have been transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.
Haltom City PD and numerous agencies are actively searching for the suspect described as a white male wearing a blue shirt, blue pants, and a baseball hat. He is wearing a backpack and may still be armed with a long gun. DPS-101 helicopter is assisting with the search.
Officials are asking anyone in the area outlined in yellow to STAY INDOORS. Call 9-1-1 immediately if you spot anyone in the immediate area who matches that description.
UPDATES WILL BE PROVIDED BELOW.
8:48pm – Confirmed suspect down, possible self inflicted gunshot wound. Not far from the original crime scene. Starting tactical medics and MedStar.
10:00pm – Official Update from Haltom City PD – Two civilians shot dead. A third sustained minor injuries. Three officers shot, all expected to survive. Suspect confirmed deceased from self-inflicted wound.
The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late Friday night at the Interstate 20 and Highway 360 interchange.
At 11:34pm, Arlington PD, FD, and EMS were called to the scene on southbound Highway 360 at I-20. When officers arrived on scene, they found a crashed vehicle on fire. The blaze also sparked a small grass fire in the median.
Officials say the driver was traveling eastbound on I-20 and exited to go southbound on Highway 360 when, for an undetermined reason, she crashed off the roadway and struck a concrete support pillar.
Paramedics pronounced the driver deceased at the scene. She has been identified as an 18-year-old female.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late Friday night south of Azle.
At 11:31pm, Tarrant County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of a major accident in the 6400 block of Nine Mile Bridge Road near Jacksboro Highway. When emergency responders arrived, they found a passenger vehicle on its roof.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as a 21-year-old male.