Passenger in Critical Condition After Multivehicle Crash on I-35E in Northwest Dallas

A man was in critical condition and a driver faces a charge of intoxication assault after a multivehicle crash Friday morning in northwest Dallas.The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. at Interstate 35E near Royal Lane when a Camaro traveling at high speed slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler, police said.The Camaro was then hit by a Honda CRV, which sent it into the left shoulder of the freeway where it was hit by a third car, police said.The third car, a gray Chrysler 300, then fled the scene and was found abandoned in the 11600 block of Harry Hines Boulevard, a Dallas County Sheriff's Department spokesman said.Deputies performed CPR on the Camaro's injured passenger until Dallas Fire-Rescue arrived. The 42-year-old man was in critical condition at an area hospital.The Camaro's driver, identified as 23-year-old Oscar Manuel Arenas, also was hospitalized and will be booked into the Dallas County Jail once he's released, Dallas County Sheriff's spokesman Raul Reyna said.No other injuries were reported. The crash is still under investigation, Reyna said.  Continue reading...

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