The TxDPS has released additional information regarding the fatality accident we first posted yesterday evening.
Around 7:30pm, agencies were called to a major accident on Highway 121 near CR 528 in rural Collin County. Two people were pronounced deceased on the scene.
Additional information indicates a Chevrolet Camaro was traveling north on the highway. The driver of the Camaro attempted to pass a vehicle in the passing zone, but lost control, drove off the roadway and struck a tree. Investigators are still trying to determine why the vehicle lost control.
A mid-30’s year old male and an 8 year old male were both killed in the crash. Both were from the Whitewright area, just a few miles from the crash scene, according to law enforcement.
Richland Hills PD, along with NRH and Haltom City PD, are in the area of the 6800 block of Boulevard 26 searching for a suspect who eluded police. Air 1 requested. Perimeter in place while search is underway. Avoid the area.
Update: They have the suspect in custody in the area of Vance and Brooks.
Euless FD along with mutual aid departments are working an apartment fire off Monterrey Blvd. and Spanish Circle. Heavy smoke showing from the roof of a two-story apartment building upon arrival. Avoid this area.
NRH fire and police units are on scene of a structure fire in the 6400 block of Iron Horse Boulevard. PD reports entire building engulfed. FD reports heavy smoke seen from 820 and Rufe Snow. Sizeup: 2 story apartment fire with flames through the roof. First and second floor involved. Engine 222 pulling pre-connect. Offensive strategy. Working fire.
Update: Quint 311, Engine 473, and Medic 311 now responding in a second alarm.