DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man that was found to be under the influence of alcohol was arrested early Sunday morning after police say he caused a crash that killed two people.READ MORE: 'Light At End Of The Tunnel,' National Guard Delivers Water To Garland Residents In Need
Police say the man was traveling eastbound on Frankford Road at around 4:30 a.m. at a high rate of speed. He proceeded to run a red light at northbound Dallas Parkway.
The victims’ vehicle was traveling northbound on Dallas Parkway and was turning onto westbound Frankford Road.READ MORE: North Texas Smoke Shop Employee Adam Omar Charged With Murder In Shooting Death Of Man He Suspected Of Stealing
According to police, the suspect’s vehicle then collided with the victims’ vehicle which caused it to strike a pole.
Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene by Dallas Fire-Rescue, according to police.
The suspect was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was arrested on two counts of intoxication manslaughter.MORE NEWS: Yes, Face Masks Are Still Required In Collin County Even With Disaster Declaration Rescinded
The identities of the suspect or the victims have not been released.