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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

At 2:40 a.m., 47-year-old Pamela Day was killed when she was struck by a car on McVey Avenue in South Oak Cliff. Authorities are looking for the driver. Anyone with information should contact Dallas Police.
Date: 
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Roadway: 
McVey Avenue
City: 
Dallas, TX

An unidentified woman was headed south on South Hampton Road on Thursday night, when she made an unsafe lane change and collided with a police SUV, which had its lights and sirens activated and was on its way to a call.

Date: 
Thursday, June 4, 2015
City: 
Dallas, TX
A bicyclist was traveling north on the service road at State Highway 360 and Abram Street when he was struck from behind by a vehicle and killed.
Date: 
Monday, June 1, 2015

Police in Dallas say a total of six people, including two adults and four children, were in a westbound SUV on Highway 175 near 2nd Avenue on Saturday evening when the driver, Johnathan Hawkins, a

The victim of Saturday's fatal crash has been identified as Annette Stevens, 66, of Haltom City. She was pronounced deceased at the crash site. She died from blunt force trauma to her head, according to the coroner's office.

Date: 
Friday, May 29, 2015
Type: Car Accident

An unidentified man was driving a pickup truck east on I-20 in Arlington when he failed to slow down for a semi-truck in front of him, and collided with its rear, at around 9:50 a.m.

Date: 
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Roadway: 
I-20

John Cookson, 17, was kayaking with friends on Village Creek Wednesday night when his kayak flipped. Cookson was taken to the hospital where he died. Cookson worked for Globe Life Park as a valet.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A man in his 50's was riding a bicycle on Arapaho Road at about 11:00 p.m. when he got struck by a car, and was ejected from his bike onto the front of the vehicle.

Date: 
Monday, May 25, 2015
Roadway: 
Arapaho Road
City: 
Dallas, TX

A pickup truck was southbound on Loop 820 at about 11:40 a.m. when it crashed into the railing and fell from a bridge, landing on its roof. Three people have been confirmed dead, and have only been identified as two men and one woman.

Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015
City: 
Hurst, TX
Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Rollover

29-year-old Joshua Reed was on a kayaking outing with five other people on Trinity River, when they mistakenly entered a restricted area near an Eagle Mountain Lake dam at about 7:00 p.m.

Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015

23-year-old Frank Bellamy Jr. was killed and one person injured after their vehicle crashed into a pole in Dallas.

Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015
City: 
Dallas, TX

Sometime overnight, a woman was driving an SUV near Walnut Hill when she was cut off by another vehicle and veered over the median. The driver then apparently hit the accelerator instead of the brakes, causing her to drive straight into a house.

Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Roadway: 
Walnut Hill
City: 
Dallas, TX

Details remain limited, but there has been one confirmed death after a pileup involving multiple semi-trucks on I-30 near Horizon Road in Rockwall, TX that occured at about 6:30 p.m.

Date: 
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Roadway: 
I-30
Topics: 
Pileup

An SUV and a pickup crashed at the corner of FM 644 and Batchler Road just after 1 a.m. Saturday. Two brothers in the SUV and the driver of the pickup were all killed.

Date: 
Friday, May 22, 2015

A woman was driving an ATV with one other person on it sometime in the night, when she ran into a feral pig that was on Lloyd's Road.