3 Dead After Car Crashes Into Big Rig, EB Interstate-30 Lanes Closed

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Three people are dead after an early morning crash in Dallas involving a passenger car and a semi tractor-trailer.

The accident happened around 2:15 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate-30, at Ferguson Road.

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CBS 11 News crews at the scene were told the car was traveling at more than 100 mph when it hit the center median, slammed into the back of the 18-wheeler and then caught fire. None of the three people inside that vehicle were able to escape. The driver of the semi and a passenger inside the cab were not seriously injured.

Dallas County Sheriff’s hauled the entire car to the Dallas Medical Examiner’s Office for processing and identification.

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The car hit the semi with such force that the truck lost control, hit a barricade and flipped on its side. After the initial impact the car traveled…

Original published: 2019-04-17 11:03:00 Read the full Dallas News here


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