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Woman Charged In Fatal Dallas Ejection Accident

Madeline Schmitt | CBSDFW.com |
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A fatal accident on Cedar Crest Boulevard in Dallas leaves one woman dead. (credit: CBS 11 news)

A fatal accident on Cedar Crest Boulevard in Dallas leaves one woman dead. (credit: CBS 11 news)

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A woman has been charged with intoxicated manslaughter after an overnight accident in the 3400 block of Cedar Crest Blvd. killed the passenger in the car she was driving.

The fatal crash happened around 1:20 a.m., according to Dallas police.

The car, driven by Theresa Whitehead, 46, was going westbound on Cedar Crest Boulevard.

The car collided into a retaining wall on a bridge, then continued on a “high rate of speed,” police say, crashing into a tree.

Cedar Crest Boulevard in Dallas leaves one woman dead. (credit: CBS 11 news)

Cedar Crest Boulevard in Dallas leaves one woman dead. (credit: CBS 11 news)

Upon hitting the tree, passenger Latosha Parks, 40, was ejected from the vehicle. We’re told Parks was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Parks died at the scene, and Whitehead was taken to Baylor Medical Center by Dallas Fire-Rescue.

Theresa Whitehead, 46, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of Latosha Parks, 40. (courtesy: Dallas County Jail)

Theresa Whitehead, 46, is charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of Latosha Parks, 40. (courtesy: Dallas County Jail)

Whitehead has been charged with intoxication manslaughter in the crash, and was booked into the Dallas County Jail at 10:47 a.m. Saturday. Bond has been set at $100,000.

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