Fatal Hit-and-run Shuts Down Ramps From Eastbound I-30 Near Downtown Dallas

A driver died when a car apparently swerved off the road after another vehicle crashed though an HOV lane gate on Interstate 30 near downtown Dallas.The driver of the other vehicle, which was described as a Nissan Altima, fled the scene about 1 a.m., KTVT-TV (Channel 11 reported).Traffic on the interstate was still backed up as morning rush hour was beginnning Friday because ramps to I-45 and U.S. 75 were blocked.The closures were caused because of damage the swerving car had caused to a sign over the two right lanes of eastbound I-30 after it broke through a a guardrail. The sign is near where I-30 branches to nortbhound 75 and southbound 45.The female driver who was killed had not been identified yet by authorities. She died after she was pulled from the wreckage.This article will be updated as more details are provided.  Continue reading...

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