Passenger Van Split in Half in Crash
A two-vehicle crash involving a passenger van and a tractor trailer on Sunday morning has taken the lives of two people and left others critically injured.
According to the Dallas Police Department, the accident left the van split in half in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 20 in a section of roadway located between Lancaster and Bonnie View Roads.
At the time of the crash, five people had been inside the van. One person was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident while four additional people were taken area hospitals – two of them are listed in critical condition.
The driver of the semi-tractor trailer was not injured in the accident.
One of the four additional accident victims later died at the hospital as a result of their injuries.
The Dallas County Medical Examiner has released the identity of one of the deceased as that of Simon Vazquez. The identity of the second fatality has not yet been released by authorities, pending notification of family.
One of the deceased has been identified as Simon Vazquez. The Dallas County medical examiner has not yet released the identity of the second victim.
The accident is still currently under investigation.
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