DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An early morning accident on January 20 in Dallas left one person dead and another in custody facing charges for allegedly of driving while drunk.READ MORE: Dallas Police Officer Arrested For Domestic Assault
The accident happened as an unidentified man rode a moped in the 6000 block of North Central Expressway. Police say a woman, later identified as Illiane Quevedo Meza, driving a car hit the man and knocked him off the moped into traffic.READ MORE: Much Happening In DFW For Juneteenth Including Walk With Opal Lee
According to investigators, Quevedo Meza didn’t try to help the man and drove away from the scene.
The hit-and-run victim was lying in the street when he was run over by a 40-year-old driver from Grand Prairie. That driver did stop, but the moped rider died at the scene.MORE NEWS: Drowning In Grapevine Lake Prompts Warning From First Responders
Police were able to locate and stop Quevedo Meza a short distance from the accident. The 20-year-old was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and failure to stop and render aid.