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2015 I-30 Rollover Accident – DFW Alerts Dashcam

This video was taken by the DFW Alerts News Dashcam as our  vehicle passed the rollover accident on I-30 near the Beach Street  exit.

DON’T WANT TO GET TOWED AT THE FINAL FOUR?

If you are going to the Final Four, and are driving, you need to park. Make sure your vehicle will still be there when its all over.

Arlington PD has provided us with information that will help you make sure you are legally parked : CLICK HERE

Fatal MVA in Arlington, TX

Arlington PD Worked a fatal MVA in the early hours of Sunday September 02.

At approximately 12:45 am witnesses reported a major crash on north bound Watson Street between Division & Six Flags Drive.  The actual crash site was at Watson Street & Abrams Street

An immediate investigation showed that a pickup left the roadway and struck the concrete pillar to a railway bridge between Watson and the on ramp to SH 360.  There was a confirmed 2 people dead at this single car MVA.  The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene while the passenger was pronounced deceased at local hospital.

Investigators will try to determine why the pickup left the roadway and see if speed or other factors contributed to this crash.  The Tarrant County Medical Examiner will identify the deceased once next of kin notification has been made.

Watson St NB at Galleria was closed  at Galleria due to this fatality crash.

(story courtesy of tweets by @arlingtonpd)

(photos courtesy of @ArlingtonPD)

More info can be found by reading WFAA‘s story:  Two Killed in
Arlington Crash

Deadly Wrong-Way Crash Closes State Highway

Deadly Wrong-Way Crash Closes State Highway in South Lake

CLICK FOR FULL STORY  (story via @CBSDFW)

RIDE ALONG WITH US IN MOBILE ONE L I V E.

You can ride along with us in MOBILE ONE and see what we see through our visor cam. It is only online when we are broadcasting. So, check in on a regular basis. –LIVE VIDEO

Semi Truck overturns on I-30 backing up traffic & closing WB ramp unto University Drive

A Semi Truck carrying lumber overturns on the ramp from WB I-30 to University Drive and Backs up traffic.  Fort Worth Police are investigating the accident and say that the ramp will be shut down indefinitely.  Fort Worth Fire HazMat team was called in to siphon off approximately 300 gallons from the fuel tanks which were leaking.

The driver was not injured!!

Sources

CBSDFW (@CBSDFW)

NBCDFW (@NBCDFW)

I-30 and Dolphin Road may still be closed during the morning rush hour. #dfw #dfwtraffic

If you have to travel the area of I-30 and Dolphin in the morning, you may want to consider an alternate route. I-30 at Dolphin and the Dolphin Rd bridge may be closed during the morning rush hour. TxDOT is attempting to repair the Dolphin Rd bridge after a fatality accident.

A big rig loaded with plastics and electronics struck a support on the Dolphin Rd bridge traveling between 60 – 70 MPH. The cab of the rig was destroyed and the driver died on impact.

UPDATE: Photos via Keaton Fox & NBC5

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HOV lane and one lane of I-30 is getting through the scene. It is going to be slow going.

The closer is expected to last several days as repairs to the Dolphin RD bridge continue.

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DOT Camera shot of Semi fire of HWY 360.

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MVA 820 @ Medowbrook

This is video of the major MVA that shut down most of 820 South Bound at Medowbrook this afternoon: VIDEO

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