Two Killed in Oak Cliff Crash
Driver charged with intoxication manslaughter after fatal crash
Keaton Fox, NBC 5 News
Good Samaritans rushed to help the victims in crash in Oak Cliff at intersection of Davis and Gilpin.
Two people are dead and another has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after a violent crash in Oak Cliff Sunday night.
Police said an GMC SUV was stopped at a red light in the eastbound lanes of Davis Street at Gilpin Avenue when they were rammed from behind by the driver of a Hyundai Santa Fe. Investigators said the second driver didn't stop for the light and slammed into the back of the GMC.
Five people inside the GMC were pinned. Passing motorists and a nearby resident ran to help, pulling a small child and a woman out.
Firefighters had to pull the remaining three people out.
Two adults riding in the back of the GMC, 57-year-old Jeanette Wilkins and 55-year-old John Wilkins, were both pronounced dead after being transported to area hospitals. Two other passengers, Christina Mays and Dalronshay Mays, suffered serious injuries in the crash. A child in a car seat was transported to Children's Medical Center in an unknown condition.
Dallas police said the 25-year-old driver of the Hyundai, Henry Arron, was transported to Baylor Hospital in Dallas with minor injuries. He has been charged with intoxication manslaughter, police said.
NBC 5's Frank Heinz contributed to this report.