DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The driver of a stolen car is dead after running a red light and crashing early Thursday morning in Dallas, police say.
According to investigators, officers responded to the crash around 2:15 a.m. at Skillman Street and Royal Lane. A stolen Nissan Altima and Dodge Charger were involved.
Police say the Altima was going southbound on Skillman Street when it ran a red light and crashed into the Charger that was going eastbound on Royal Lane.
Police say the driver and front passenger of the Altima were ejected. They were both transported to a hospital where the driver was pronounced dead and the passenger is in critical condition. Their identities have not been released.
There were no injuries reported by police from the Charger.
According to police, the Altima was reported stolen out of Mesquite.