Monthly Archives: August 2022

Wrong-way driver kills two women and child in Seagoville crash

The Seagoville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along lanes of eastbound Highway 175 near Farm to Market Road 1389.

At 1:07am, Crandall PD was notified of a wrong-way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Highway 175. Crandall officers caught up to the vehicle and attempted to gain the driver’s attention by illuminating their spotlights; however, the driver sped up. A short time later, the wrong-way driver collided head-on with a sedan.

Two women and a young child occupying the sedan were killed in the crash.

The wrong-way driver was airlifted to a Dallas hospital with serious injuries. Seagoville PD obtained a search warrant for an analysis of his blood alcohol content. Investigating officers at the scene suspected intoxication was a factor in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Person fatally struck on I-20 in Arlington

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred sometime this morning along Interstate 20 near Green Oaks Blvd.

At 8:42am, Arlington police received a 9-1-1 report of “matter” on the highway. Emergency responders determined a person had been fatally struck while crossing the highway on foot.

Police believe the driver who first hit the pedestrian fled the scene; thus, they are investigating this incident as a hit and run.

All lanes of westbound I-20 were closed at Highway 287 while APD investigated the crash.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner took possession of the bodily remains and will make positive identification on the deceased person.

Motorcyclist killed, passenger in vehicle seriously hurt after collision at Southlake intersection

The Southlake Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred around 5:45pm Friday evening at the intersection of E. Southlake Blvd and Kimball Avenue.

According to multiple eyewitnesses, a motorcyclist was traveling at high speeds on Southlake Blvd when he entered the intersection and collided with the front passenger side of an SUV.

The motorcyclist was critically injured in the crash. Southlake paramedics performed CPR at the scene and en route to Baylor Grapevine hospital, but his injuries were too severe. He was pronounced deceased at 6:38pm. He has been identified as a 24-year-old man from Roanoke.

A female passenger inside the SUV was transported to a local hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. Her condition has not been released.

Southlake PD has not yet issued a statement regarding the crash. We will update this story if one is released.

Shooting victim pronounced dead at west Fort Worth QT gas station

At 5:02pm this evening, Fort Worth police responded to the QuikTrip at 324 Clifford Center in far west Fort Worth after a shooting victim arrived at the store.

Dispatched information indicates a man came into the store saying his cousin had been shot.

Paramedics responded to the scene and located a gunshot wound victim inside his vehicle. He was pronounced deceased.

Detectives are still working to track down additional details about where the crime occurred.

More details will be provided when police release a statement.

Photo courtesy Jaryn Nichols.

Truck crashes off I-20 bridge in Weatherford; one airlifted to hospital

The Weatherford Police Department is investigating a major accident that occurred earlier this evening along westbound Interstate 20 at Tin Top Road.

At around 8:00pm this evening, Weatherford FD and PD along with PCHD EMS responded to the area of Tin Top Road and the I-20 service road after a semi truck crashed off the highway. Reports indicate the semi collided with a vehicle on Tin Top Road.

CareFlite was requested to the scene and landed at nearby Weatherford High School. They airlifted one patient to JPS, unknown condition.

We have reached out to Weatherford PD for additional information regarding this crash. Expect an update later tomorrow.

Woman facing Murder charge for lighting boyfriend on fire at Arlington gas station

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred back on July 18th.

At 9:09pm on July 18th, Arlington PD, FD, and EMS were dispatched to the EZ Mart / Shell gas station in the 1900 block of E. Mayfield Road for a man on fire. He suffered significant burns to his whole body. He was transported to a Collin County hospital where he died yesterday, August 2.

Detectives determined the man and his girlfriend arrived at the gas station and started arguing. During the argument, the girlfriend pumped gasoline into the back of the car where he was sitting and lit him on fire. After he exited the vehicle, she drove off. Bystanders rendered aid by using fire extinguishers to put out the fire.

The girlfriend, a 25-year-old, was arrested the next day on an Aggravated Assault charge. That charge has been upgraded to Murder since the man died.

UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies after being shot by driver in Azle

The Azle Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred yesterday along Highway 199.

At 12:24pm, Azle PD along with Fire/EMS units responded to the area of Highway 199 and Porter Drive for a major accident with shots fired. Crews arrived to find a critically injured motorcyclist who had been shot.

Paramedics requested CareFlite to the scene. The helicopter airlifted the motorcyclist to Texas Health Harris Fort Worth with life-threatening injuries. The motorcyclist, identified as a 43-year-old Azle man, did not survive.

Police say the rider was shot by another driver. They did not say whether the suspect driver stopped or continued on without rendering aid.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 817-444-3221.

Photo of CareFlite: Leon Smith

Dallas man shoots woman; bullet exits and hits him in leg, killing him

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred over the weekend at an apartment complex across from Parkland Hospital.

At 11:39am on Saturday morning, Dallas police responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Medical District. When officers arrived, they located a trail and pool of blood, but no victims.

Around the same time, dispatch received report that a man and a woman were found outside of a vehicle near the scene. Both had been shot.

Detectives say a 26-year-old man shot a woman in the neck during a domestic argument. The bullet exited the victim’s body and hit the 26-year-old man in the leg, killing him. The woman survived her injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Scene Photo: Smash da Topic