DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — One person has died and another is injured following a “major crash” in Oak Cliff early Sunday morning, police say.
Around 12:34 a.m. Oct. 20, police were sent to a vehicle fire on IH-20 at Polk Street. When officers arrived, the Dallas Fire Department reported the passenger — identified as 40-year-old Darian Price — was transported to Methodist Central.READ MORE: Alleged Timberview High School Shooter Timothy Simpkins' Attorney Holds Press Conference
Police reported that a white Chevrolet Camaro had hit an overhead sign post and was fully engulfed in flames. Witnesses stated they saw the vehicle swerving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed before hitting the pole and catching on fire.READ MORE: Crowley Resident Wins $3M In Texas Lottery Scratch Ticket Game
DFD also informed police that a black female — later identified as 39-year-old Tammy Price — was pronounced dead at the scene. And due to the condition of her body, it could not be extracted from the vehicle at the scene. Both the vehicle and the body were towed to the medical examiner’s office.MORE NEWS: Musician Corey Dill Seriously Injured During Deep Ellum Robbery
Price was unable to be interviewed about the accident because of his injuries. Detectives said they will follow up with him at a later time.