DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Three people — a man and two women — are dead after a violent crash in west Dallas.
It happened around 1:45 a.m. Monday along Hampton Road, near Singleton Boulevard.READ MORE: Cook Children’s Halts Elective Surgeries Due Staff, Bed Shortages During COVID-19 Surge
According to police, the driver of an SUV was street racing and blew through a light at the intersection. The SUV slammed into the back of a four-door sedan and that car hit two other vehicles sitting at the stop light on Singleton.
Two people in the sedan died at the scene. A third person was transported to the hospital, but later died. A fourth person is being treated for injuries and is expected to survive.READ MORE: COVID-19 Vaccines Don't Impact Fertility, But The Virus Does, Doctors Say
The driver of the SUV was arrested and later taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police have released no information about the suspect.
Victims have been identified as 47-year-old Ernesto DeLeon, 19-year-old Leslie DeLeon and 18-year-old Ashley DeLeon.MORE NEWS: North Texas High School Mourns Deaths Of 2 Brothers Killed In Crash
The intersection was closed for hours as police investigate.