Eastbound 635 closed due to fatal 18-wheeler rollover crash

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident along the eastbound lanes of IH-635 near Hillcrest Road.

At 4:30pm this afternoon, Dallas Fire Rescue crews and Dallas PD officers responded to the scene and located an overturned FedEx 18-wheeler. The crash caused significant damage to the cab, killing the driver. Paramedics pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.

All lanes of eastbound 635 are closed while TxDOT crews clear up the scene. An accident investigation is also ongoing.

It is best to avoid this area.