GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A fiery crash in Grand Prairie Thursday evening left a motorcyclist dead and two others injured, police say.
Police responded to the crash at around 9 p.m. near Belt Line Road and Marshall Drive.
According to police, the motorcycle was going southbound on Belt Line Road at a high rate of speed without its lights on when it slammed into a car that was making a left turn onto Kingston Drive. The crash caused the car to flip over. The motorcycle also caught fire.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and two people inside the car were taken to the hospital. Police say the 31-year-old driver of the car had non-life-threatening injuries while the 42-year-old passenger suffered serious injuries.
Police later said the motorcyclist was trying to evade police after running a red light with no headlight on and no license plate.
The identity of the motorcyclist has not yet been released.