A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged with three (3) counts of Intoxication Manslaughter and three (3) counts of Failure to Stop and Render Aid – Accident Involving Death after a three-car crash Saturday morning in Mansfield.
At around 7:30am on Saturday morning, the driver of a vehicle stopped on the service road of southbound Highway 360 just before Holland Road after experiencing car trouble. A second vehicle had stopped directly behind the first car to render assistance.
While they were working on the vehicle, the driver of an SUV collided into the back of the second car which then collided with the disabled car. After the collision, the driver of the SUV ran away on foot.
A 28-year-old man working on the vehicle was trapped underneath the car. Paramedics pronounced him deceased at the scene. A pregnant woman, who was the mother of the man’s unborn child, was severely hurt in the crash. Paramedics transported her to a local hospital and delivered the baby, but unfortunately the mother and her baby did not make it.
Mansfield police officers found and arrested the 31-year-old man who caused the chain reaction crash. Field sobriety tests were conducted and he was determined to be intoxicated.
The Mansfield Police Department is leading the investigation into the crash while the Arlington Police Department is leading the investigation into the DWI case and will file the criminal charges against the suspect.
The Cleburne Police Department is investigating a crash that occurred back on Thursday, September 30th.
Cleburne Police and Fire responded to the crash scene at South Nolan River Road and Lakeshore Drive for a single vehicle crash.
The driver was transported to a Fort Worth hospital with severe injuries. He remained hospitalized, but unfortunately was pronounced deceased today (Saturday) October 16th, over two weeks after the crash.
The victim has been identified as a 19-year-old man from Alvarado.
Police have not released too many details regarding the accident, but do believe alcohol may have played a role.
The accident remains under investigation.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving a motorcyclist that occurred earlier this morning.
At around 8:00am, Fort Worth firefighters, police officers, and MedStar paramedics were called to the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near the Chisholm Trail Parkway interchange for a motorcyclist that possibly struck a pole.
Paramedics found the rider in a grassy area near the highway and immediately administered medical aid; however, his injuries were too severe. The rider was pronounced deceased at the scene.
He has been identified as a 46-year-old man from Fort Worth.
The accident remains under investigation.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating two unrelated shootings that occurred earlier this morning on the east side of town.
At around 3:40am, Fort Worth police were dispatched to a shooting in the 4200 block of Miller Avenue. Reports came in of a crowd of vehicles that had gathered and started firing shots. Officers did not locate any victims at the scene; however, at 4:14am, officers were notified that three gunshot wound victims arrived at a local hospital related to this incident. All victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. No one is in custody at this time.
At around 4:23am, Fort Worth police were called to a shooting in the 5600 block of Meadowbrook Drive. A large crowd was fighting near a local bar and shots were fired. Two people were hit. Both were transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. No one is in custody at this time.
While both of these shootings occurred around the same time and in the general area, police have confirmed they are unrelated.
The Grand Prairie Police Department and Dallas County District Attorney’s Office Officer Involved Shooting Team are currently investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning along 161 near the Arkansas Lane exit.
At around 9:00am, Grand Prairie police received a 9-1-1 call regarding a possible intoxicated driver in the area of northbound 161 near Arkansas Lane. Officers located the Dodge pickup truck and attempted to stop the driver, but he led police on a short, low speed pursuit up 161 and the PGBT.
The driver exited off the PGBT at Marshall Drive and temporarily stopped. After stopping, he quickly accelerated his pickup truck and rammed multiple police cars, causing one of them to run off the road and into a fence.
Officers fired their weapons at the driver in an attempt to get him to stop. One of the bullets hit the driver in the wrist.
After a brief standoff, the driver surrendered to Grand Prairie police. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
One Grand Prairie police officer was also transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver, a 58-year-old man from Arlington, has been arrested on a charge of Aggravated Assault Against a Public Servant, a first degree felony. Additional charges are pending.
The officers involved in this shooting have been placed on routine administrative leave while the investigation plays out.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred this evening outside an east Fort Worth barber shop.
Just before 7:00pm this evening, Fort Worth police were dispatched to the shopping center off Meadowbrook Blvd just east of Eastchase Parkway after shots rang out during a large fight.
A 9-1-1 caller at the Beirut cafe reported 15 men and women fighting in the parking lot. During the fight, shots were fired and at least two people were hit.
Paramedics transported both victims to a local hospital, but details regarding their injuries have not been released.
No suspect(s) are in custody at this time. Fort Worth’s gang unit is involved in the investigation.
The Arlington Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred earlier this morning along a busy stretch of Turner Warnell Road in south Arlington.
At approximately 6:45am, Arlington firefighters, paramedics, and police were called to the intersection of Turner Warnell Road and Mazourka Drive near Summit High School after a woman was struck by a vehicle.
Paramedics pronounced the woman deceased on the scene.
Investigators say the 79-year-old woman, who lived a few houses down from where the accident occurred, was walking across Turner Warnell Road when the driver of a pickup truck hit her. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with Arlington police. At this time, no charges are expected.
Police say the woman did not have the right of way to walk across the road.
Turner Warnell Road was closed this morning between Tin Cup Drive and Walnut Creek Drive while police investigated the scene.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating a late night shooting that injured four young individuals, including one teenager.
Police responded to a shooting at South Blvd and Meadow Street around 10:00pm Saturday evening, just a few blocks from the State Fairgrounds and Fair Park in south Dallas.
Three young men, all 18 years of age, had sustained gunshot wounds and were found in a Mercedes vehicle. A fourth person, identified as a 16-year-old, was also shot and transported to a local hospital by personal vehicle.
All victims suffered non-life-threatening injuries. They are not cooperating with investigators.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating a man’s death after he reportedly fell from a multi-story apartment building.
Police and paramedics were called to the scene around 3:10am when callers reported a man had fallen off a 14 story balcony.
Paramedics found the man lying deceased in the street below.
Authorities are investigating this incident.
The Denton Police Department and ISD are investigating an incident that occurred earlier this afternoon on a school bus following class.
At around 4:15pm, Denton Fire Department and Police Department responded to a school bus in the 2300 block of E. Sherman Drive to investigate a bomb threat. A school student onboard the bus stated he had bombs in his backpack.
All students were escorted off the bus as police and bomb techs investigated the backpack. The student reported it was a hoax, and police further determined there was no threat.
There is no additional information regarding this incident.