One killed, two hurt in crash near downtown Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred early this morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Interstate 45.

Dallas Fire Rescue and Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the scene around 7:00am this morning. They arrived to find an 18-wheeler and two vehicles involved in a collision.

The 18-wheeler was hauling construction materials at the time of the crash. Those materials scattered across the highway as the truck collided into a bridge support pillar. One of the vehicles overturned.

One fatality has been confirmed by DSO. Two other people were transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.

Lanes of eastbound Interstate 30 remain closed as of 2:30pm while crews clear debris from the highway.