Authorities said they arrested a driver and rescued a person pinned between two vehicles after a crash that shut down the Dallas North Tollway Friday morning. [[414045446,C]]
A BMW struck two barriers and crashed on the northbound lanes of Dallas North Tollway near Trinity Mills Road at about 2:30 a.m., according to Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman Lt. Lonny Haschel.
Haschel said a person driving a Chrysler minivan saw the crash scene and stopped to help.
The BMW driver and a passenger and the Chrysler driver were standing outside their vehicles when a Toyota Camry crashed into the BMW, pushing it into the Chrysler, according to authorities.
Haschel said the BMW passenger was pinned between the vehicles in the second crash. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the BMW passenger to Medical Center of Plano with serious injuries.
The BMW driver ran from the scene and was later found at a nearby Whataburger, Haschel said. Authorities said they took the driver into custody for suspected DWI.
The drivers of the Chrysler and the Toyota were not injured.
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Authorities closed all the toll road's northbound lanes and the exit ramp until about 4:15 a.m.