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


Dump Truck Accident Shuts Down Part Of I-635

View Comments
(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

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 Dump Truck Accident Shuts Down Part Of I 635Pick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 Dump Truck Accident Shuts Down Part Of I 635Crush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 Dump Truck Accident Shuts Down Part Of I 635Viral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 Dump Truck Accident Shuts Down Part Of I 635Pick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

BALCH SPRINGS (CBSDFW.COM) - Two people are dead following a wrong way accident, involving a dump truck, on I-635 near Elam Road.

The accident happened around noon and shut down all southbound lanes of I-635 in that area.

Chopper 11 has been hovering over the scene, which shows tire mark streaks beginning in the northbound lanes and stretching to the southbound lanes.

The barrier between the lanes is demolished and it appears that the dump truck crossed lanes before striking a pickup truck traveling southbound.

Balch Springs Police Deputy Chief Jonathan Haber confirms the dump truck hit two vehicles.  The driver of one of the hit vehicles was killed.  The dump truck driver is also dead.  It’s not clear if he died from the accident or before.

Shortly after 3 p.m. two lanes of I-635 were reopened.  Click here to check traffic conditions.

(©2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments