DUNCANVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas teen is dead after he was hit by an intoxicated red light runner.READ MORE: Health Officials Urge Safety Measures Against West Nile Virus In North Texas
According to Dallas Police the accident happened just after 1:00 a.m Saturday, in the 1400 block of Clark Rd in Duncanville.
The driver of a Nissan GTR ran a red light, hitting a Mercedes at the Camp Wisdom and Clark Rd intersection, then knocked down a utility pole and crashed into a doughnut shop.
The driver of the Mercedes was 16-year-old Taurean Babcock of Dallas.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Babcock’s passenger was taken to a Dallas hospital.READ MORE: 350-Pound Man Wanted In Dallas For Alleged 'Lewd Sex Act With Children Present' In Restaurant
The suspect and his three passengers were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the Nissan was charged with intoxication manslaughter.
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