DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A wrong-way driver on Stemmos Freeway set off a four car pileup that resulted in the death of a woman and traffic to be shut down for several hours Sunday morning.READ MORE: Texas Doctor Says He's Still Being Punished For Trying To Save Lives During COVID-19
A statement from Mark Pettit with TxDot said at about 7:30 a.m. a wrong way driver in the northbound lanes of Interstate 35 E at Commonwealth Drive caused a collision with at least three other vehicles.READ MORE: LIVE: Watch Big Tex Rising For 2021 As State Fair Set To Kick Off September 24
The Dallas Sheriff’s Department has arrested the suspect related to the wrong-way collision. He has been identified as 21-year-old Santiago Morin Gonzales. Gonzales faces no formal charges at this time but the use of alcohol is being investigated.
The Dallas Sheriff’s Office has also identified 33-year-old Maria Vasquez as the woman killed. Her vehicle was T-boned by two cars. She died at the hospital.MORE NEWS: Three Towns In Texas Make Money Magazine's 50 'Best Places To Live' List
No other serious injuries have been reported.