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One person killed in Dallas crash on I35E

On September 29, 2023, at 11:55 PM, Dallas Fire Rescue and Dallas County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a major accident northbound IH-35 at NB Spur-183 split.

The accident involved an 18 wheeler and a vehicle that was flipped over.

All lanes of traffic were shutdown and diverted to the NB IH-35 exit to Commonwealth. Lanes were reopened at 4:35am.

One person died in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

Man struck, killed while changing tire on 183 in Irving

At approximately 4:00am this morning, a driver was traveling eastbound on SH 183 and struck the collision attenuator disabling the vehicle just east of Loop 12.

The driver got out of the vehicle and attempted to change the tire while the vehicle was in a lane of traffic. Another vehicle struck the man and his vehicle.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by Irving paramedics.

The driver and occupant of the second vehicle had non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to the hospital.

Man killed in rollover crash on I35 in Denton

At around 9:00am Friday morning, Denton Fire/EMS and Police responded to a single vehicle crash along Interstate 35 near Milam Road.

Police say the vehicle left the roadway and struck the center median, causing it to roll over. Paramedics transported both occupants of the vehicle to local hospitals.

A 23-year-old Mesquite man succumbed to his injuries shortly after arriving at a Denton hospital. There is no word on the condition of the other occupant.

One southbound lane was closed for approximately four hours while Denton police investigated the scene.

One killed in rollover crash along PGBT in Sachse

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Thursday afternoon in Sachse.

At around 1:37pm, Sachse Fire/EMS and Police along with DPS Troopers responded to the scene of a rollover accident on the President George Bush Turnpike near Miles Road.

Investigators say a driver was traveling westbound on the turnpike when the vehicle veered off the roadway and hit the center barrier, causing a wheel to come off. The vehicle continued for six miles before the driver lost control and overturned.

The driver was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

NEW: Shooter down after actively firing at Arlington car dealership

At around 6:30pm this evening, Arlington Police Department, Arlington Fire Department, and Arlington EMS all responded to reports of an active shooter at Vandergriff Honda, 1104 W. I20 Highway.

Police arrived and the shooter was neutralized. The shooter was transported to an area hospital.

No officers were injured in the shooting. No civilians or employees of the dealership were hurt.

The scene is secure, but still very active. Police will be investigating the scene throughout the night.

Updates to follow.

Motorcyclist killed in North Richland Hills crash

Shortly after 8:00am, North Richland Hills Police and Fire responded to a major crash involving an 18-wheeler and motorcyclist on Airport Freeway (Highway 183) eastbound near the Precinct Line exit.

Witnesses reported that the motorcyclist attempted to pass an 18-wheeler on the inside shoulder. However, three vehicles had pulled to the inside shoulder to exchange information following an unrelated minor crash. The motorcyclist then attempted to get back into the lane of traffic; it is believed he clipped the fender of the 18-wheeler and then crashed.

The 20-year-old motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the 18-wheeler stopped and cooperated with police.

Two lanes of eastbound Airport Fwy were closed for approximately three hours while investigators and crime scene processed the crash scene.

Hurst Police Department assisted by providing a Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officer who conducted an inspection of the 18-wheeler where no mechanical violations were found. 

Armed man arrested after standoff in Haltom City neighborhood

On Wednesday, September 27, at approximately 12:50 A.M., Haltom City police officers were dispatched to the 4500 block of Walthall Street in reference to a person with a weapon.

Initial information indicated that an armed male was seen in the front yard of a residence making threats. Officers set up a perimeter and attempted to contact the suspect. After some time, the male eventually responded to the communication and surrendered himself without incident.

Administration, CID, and S.W.A.T. were involved in the peaceful resolution. Richland Hills PD also assisted with this incident. At least one arrest was made, and CID is currently processing evidence and charges related to the incident.

There were no reports of injury.

8-year-old dies in shooting at home near Granbury

On Monday, September 25, at about 4:53 PM, Hood County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2900 block of Inwood Trail, located in the Oak Trail Shores Subdivision, regarding a shooting of a juvenile.

Upon arriving on scene, deputies were informed the 8-year-old female victim had been shot by another juvenile, while in the residence.

The victim was later flown by air medical to Cook’s Children Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, where she was later pronounced deceased.

A firearm was recovered at the scene and the family is cooperating with the investigation.

The circumstances to how the juveniles came to be in possession of the firearm and further details of the incident are still under investigation by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Rangers and Hood County District Attorney Investigators.

Intoxicated driver caused crash that killed 19-year-old SMU student, Dallas police say

The Dallas Police Department is investigating the death of an SMU student involved in a crash over the weekend.

On Sunday, September 24th, at about 4:20 pm, a 19-year-old driver and her friend were driving eastbound on Monticello Avenue. As they proceeded through the intersection at Central Expressway, a woman driving northbound on the service road failed to stop at the red light and broadsided their vehicle.

All three women were transported to Dallas hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The 19-year-old was pronounced deceased. Her passenger is listed in stable condition.

The driver who ran the red light and caused the crash has been identified as 27-year-old Lynlee Pollis. She only suffered minor injuries in the crash. Police have charged her with Intoxication Manslaughter and Intoxication Assault.

The crash remains under investigation.

Toddler dies after being struck by a vehicle at Fort Worth apartments

On Tuesday, September 26, at around 8:00pm, a 1-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 3000 block of Las Vegas Trail.

The driver of the vehicle transported both the child and his mother to Cook Children’s Hospital where the child was later pronounced deceased.

The Traffic Investigations Unit is investigating the crash.

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