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Dallas

Dallas rose to prominence because of its historical importance to the oil and cottown industries. In modern times, the city's economy is primarily based on banking, commerce, telecommunications, computer technology, energy, healthcare and medical research, and transportation and logistics, with a 2013 real GDP of $448 billion. The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area has a population of 6.9 million and is only expected to grow.

Fort Worth

Fort Worth is Fort Worth is the 17th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is located in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles in TarrantDentonParker, and Wise counties—serving as the seat for Tarrant County. According to the 2013 census estimates, Fort Worth has a population of 792,727. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area.

Major Roadways in Dallas and Fort Worth

  • Interstate 20 is an east-west highway that passes through central Texas. The interstate runs from Florence, South Carolina to Kent, Texas.
  • Interstate 30 runs through Dallas and Fort Worth on its way to Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Interstate 45 is a major road that connects Dallas and Houston.
  • U.S. Route 67 is a 1, 560-mile long north-south highway that begins in Presidio, Texas at the Mexican Border and ends in Sabula, Iowa. It passes through Dallas.
  • U.S. Route 75 begins in Dallas and travels north to the Oklahoma state line, where it continues north to the Canadian border in Minnesota.

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Dallas and Fort Worth bus accidents;

Dallas and Fort Worth truck accidents.

What to do after a serious injury accident in Dallas or Fort Worth

When someone has been injured in a motor-vehicle collision in Dallas or Fort Worth, the accident victim and their family members are left with medical bills, lost income, and other costs. When someone is killed due to the negligence of another person or company, a wrongful death claim needs to be launched. It is important to get legal assistance to help the accident victim recover, or when the accident is fatal, to help the family members get fully compensated for their losses. Learn more about how Dallas personal injury attorneys will help injured victims and families.

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Texas Tornado: Infant, toddler rescued from submerged truck (VIDEO)

This is really hard to watch.

First things first: apparently everyone survived, and the baby and toddler are currently stabilized and recovering in the hospital, but that will not be super helpful to your stress level while/immediately after viewing. If you are currently the mother of young children, have a drink ready or your chosen method of self-care for when the video is done, because you will need it.  

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Most recent accident reports

A big rig was left dangling from a bridge after losing control on an icy interstate. THe truck was left dangling off of the bridge on I-45 near Stuart Simpson Road Monday and was later cleared on Tuesday.

 

Date: 
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Roadway: 
I-45
City: 
Dallas, TX
A 19-year-old woman was driving a Chevy Impala west on Northwest Highway at about 6:45am, when she veered into the path of on eastbound Toyota Camry at the intersection with Jupiter Road.
Lorena Vasquez, who died in a chain-reaction collision on Thursday morning, was the mother of four children. Vasquez's
Date: 
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Roadway: 
Highway 114
City: 
Irving, TX
Type: Car Accident
Travis Elwell, 23, of Mesquite has been arrested and charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of Emily Javadi, 34,who was standing next to a vehicle on McKinney Avenue in uptown Dallas when she was struck and thrown into a metal pole on Tu
Date: 
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Roadway: 
McKinney Ave
City: 
Dallas, TX
Date: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
According to Dallas Fire-Rescue officials, a shuttle bus struck a man and woman in the 4900 block of Harry Hines Boulevard at about 6:50
Date: 
Friday, January 23, 2015
City: 
Dallas, TX
A person who was walking on the tracks near Stadium Drive and North Collins Street in Arlington around 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon was str
Date: 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
A deadly wreck resulted in the death of 15-year-old Kendall Clark,  late Saturday evening on Rufe Snow Drive.
Authorities say a driver was heading south in the northbound lanes of Bishop Avenue when he slammed into a tree near West Davis Street in the
Date: 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Roadway: 
Bishop Avenue
City: 
Dallas, TX
Tom Davies, who lives in the area of the wreck, spotted the car on Tuesday afternoon in an empty field where Bryant Irvin Road and Dirks
Date: 
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A young Missouri father and his two-year-old son were killed in a fiery collision in Garland late Monday night on Interstate 30.
Date: 
Monday, December 22, 2014
Roadway: 
Interstate 30
At about 12:15am, a truck containing two 20-year-old men crashed and rolled over on Southwest Loop 820, leaving both men ejected from the vehicle.
Date: 
Saturday, December 20, 2014
A Dallas teenager was killed after he was hit by an intoxicated driver who ran a red light just after 1:00 a.m Saturday on Clark Rd in Duncanville.
Date: 
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Roadway: 
Clark Road