NEW: Two dead, one critical in Dallas crash

The Dallas Police Department says two people have died and a third is in critical condition following a crash in the southwest Dallas / Oak Cliff area.

At 8:14 pm, Dallas Fire Rescue and Police responded to a multi-vehicle crash in the 3400 block of South Cockrell Hill Road.

Dallas police have confirmed two people are deceased as a result of the accident. Paramedics have transported at least one other individual to a local hospital in critical condition.

Lanes of the roadway have been closed while accident investigators work the scene.