CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Fiery Car Crash Kills 2 People In Grand Prairie

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

kluvs super 70s weekend voting 1979 dl Fiery Car Crash Kills 2 People In Grand PrairiePick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 Fiery Car Crash Kills 2 People In Grand PrairieCrush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 Fiery Car Crash Kills 2 People In Grand PrairieViral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 Fiery Car Crash Kills 2 People In Grand PrairiePick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) - A fiery freeway crash in Grand Prairie on Thursday night killed two people and left two other people hurt, police said. The crash was reported just after 10:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate-30 near Beltline Road.

According to police, a Dodge car was traveling at a high rate of speed as it entered a construction zone. The car swerved and clipped a Toyota Tundra and a blue Chevy sedan. The Dodge then went into a spin and smashed into a cement wall, where its fuel tank ruptured. The Dodge caught on fire as it was rear-ended by a Chevy Tahoe.

Both occupants in the Dodge died on the scene. The names of those victims have not been released.

The freeway was closed for a few hours overnight while investigators were on the scene. Lanes reopened to traffic at around 3 a.m. Friday morning.

Also Check Out: