Woman killed in crash on Northwest Highway in University Park

On September 16 at around 3:00am, University Park Police were dispatched to a one vehicle accident in the 3600 block of Northwest Parkway near Thackery Street.

When UPPD officers arrived on scene, DPD officers and a Dallas Fire Rescue crew were already providing emergency care to the driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle.

Police say the vehicle struck a tree in the median area between Northwest Highway and Northwest Parkway. “Although the vehicle was apparently driving at a fairly high rate of speed at the time of the accident, there were no skid marks.”

Dallas Fire Rescue transported the driver to a local hospital, but she was pronounced deceased. She has been identified as a 34-year-old.

The crash remains under investigation.

Pedestrian sustains significant injuries in Everman crash

At around 4:00pm today, Everman Fire/EMS and Police were dispatched to a crash in the 200 block of Shelby Road near Thomas Place.

A female pedestrian was struck by a cargo trailer from a pickup truck as it traveled along Shelby Road. The woman sustained significant injuries in the accident, prompting Everman paramedics to call for CareFlite.

A CareFlite helicopter airlifted the woman to a Fort Worth trauma center with life-threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

Man critically hurt in downtown Dallas shooting

At around 12:50pm, Dallas police were dispatched to the McDonald’s at 1000 Commerce Street in downtown for a shooting investigation. Dispatched information indicate a suspect shot one person and ran away on foot.

When officers arrived minutes later, they located a man shot at the location. Dallas Fire Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police have a male suspect in custody.

The incident remains under investigation.

Motorcyclist killed in east Fort Worth crash

On September 14th, 2023, at 9:31pm, Fort Worth police were notified of a major accident between a motorcyclist and a vehicle at 1550 Eastchase Parkway.

Officers arrived to find the motorcyclist deceased at the scene.

Police say the motorcyclist was heading southbound at a high rate of speed when they collided with a vehicle that was northbound and making a turn into a parking lot.

The identity of the motorcyclist has not yet been released.

Woman, child killed in crash near Lake Worth

On September 15, 2023, at 04:13am, Fort Worth Police Department, Fire Department, and MedStar EMS responded to a major accident involving one vehicle at 5200 Boat Club Road near Oaklake Drive.

Officials say the driver of a vehicle lost control and crashed into a tree. The female driver and young child that were in the vehicle were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Their identities have not yet been released.

Police are investigating the cause of the accident.

NEW: Murder suspect shoots, injures Dallas officer, remains on the run

On September 14, 2023, at around 1:25 pm, Dallas Police were called to the 4800 block of Scyene for a shooting. 

The preliminary investigation determined one person was shot at the location. Officers saw the suspect firing into the vehicle. 

The suspect then fired at officers and officers returned fire at the suspect. 

The suspect left the scene and officers chased  the suspect to the 4700 block of Second Avenue. 

The preliminary investigation determined the suspect fired again  at officers. Both officers returned fire toward the suspect. 

One officer was hit in the vest. The officer was taken to a local hospital and is currently stable. 

The investigation is ongoing and we are currently are searching for the suspect. 

Detectives have determined the initial shooting was not random. The suspect and victim knew each other. 

The victim in the shooting on Scyene died from his injuries. The victim’s identity is not being released until next of kin is notified. 

Dallas Police are asking for help with locating the pictured suspect.

Four Dallas officers injured in crash while investigating shooting

On September 14, 2023, at around 3:10 am, Dallas Police responded to the 3100 block of Community Drive for a shooting call. 

The preliminary investigation determined when officers arrived they found a man shot in the leg, and the victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

The suspect was taken into custody on the scene.

During the investigation into the shooting, an uninvolved driver hit a marked squad car with one officer inside, and the patrol vehicle then hit three officers.

The officers were taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

The driver stayed at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE: Fourth person dies from injuries sustained in Fort Worth crash

A fourth individual has succumbed to their injuries after a severe crash on Interstate 35W Monday evening.

At 9:09pm Monday evening, Fort Worth Fire Department, Police Department, and MedStar EMS responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on northbound I35W near Ripy Street.

Police say two vehicles were involved in a minor collision and had both pulled over to the left shoulder of the freeway. A third vehicle stopped to assist them. As the individuals exchanged information, an 18-wheeler collided with the vehicles on the shoulder. A second 18-wheeler also collided with the first. A total of five vehicles were involved.

When emergency responders arrived, they located three individuals deceased at the scene. Three others had sustained life-threatening injuries and were transported to local trauma centers. One of those individuals has since died from their injuries.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified two of the victims: a 21-year-old woman who died at the hospital and a 31-year-old woman who died at the scene. The identities of the other two victims have not yet been released.

At around 11:00am Tuesday morning, Fort Worth police closed all northbound lanes of I35W for further investigation into the accident. As of 1:30pm, all lanes had been reopened.

Fort Worth’s Traffic Investigations Unit is handling the investigation.

McKinney police shoot suicidal man armed with a knife

The McKinney Police Department and Texas Rangers are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Monday evening at an apartment complex in the 700 block of Bumpass Street.

At 8:16pm, McKinney police responded to the Woodside Village Apartments for a report of a man armed with a knife and threatening self-harm.

As officers made contact, the man ignored verbal commands to drop the knife, but he refused and made additional suicidal comments. Officers attempted to de-escalate the scene, but the man charged at them with the knife.

Officers fired their weapons, striking the man. Medical attention was administered at the scene and on the way to the hospital, but he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 37-year-old man.

The incident remains under investigation.

Slick road causes chain of accidents involving 24 vehicles on I30 in Dallas

At around 8:00am this morning, Dallas Fire Rescue and Dallas County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple accidents along eastbound I30 near Ferguson Road.

Authorities say slick roads from morning rain were a contributing factor in a serious of accidents that involved a total of 24 vehicles.

Five people were transported to area hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

All eastbound lanes of the highway were temporarily closed while law enforcement cleared the wrecked vehicles.

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