Fatality Crash - Report Number #2019-02830841
By Jesse Minton
Posted on October 11, 2019, October 11, 2019
The Arlington Police Department responded to a single motor vehicle crash in the 1700 block of East Interstate Highway 20 on Thursday, October 10, 2019 around 9:21 p.m. Preliminary details indicate that a passenger vehicle was traveling westbound on the freeway in the inside lane and for an unknown reason, the vehicle veered across all westbound lanes of traffic and struck a bridge pillar underneath the New York Avenue bridge on the outside shoulder. The vehicle caught fire and witnesses who saw the crash stopped to help and were able to pull the driver from the vehicle. The driver, the sole occupant of the vehicle, was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Investigators will look into the causes of the crash to determine what exactly happened. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office will identify the deceased once next of kin have been notified.

Report # 2019-02830841
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