Four people died overnight and a 5-year-old girl was injured in incidents and crashes on Dallas County highways, officials say.
Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday, deputies arrived at a major accident involving several vehicles on westbound I-30 near South Westmoreland Road. Dallas Fire-Rescue crews at the scene were attempting to get two women out of a Chrysler PT Cruiser.
Monica Gallegos, 28, and Carolina Hernandez, 54, were taken to a local hospital, where they died. A 5-year-old girl who had been in the PT Cruiser was taken to Children's Medical Center in stable condition, according to the Dallas County Sheriff's Department.
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The two women had been helping a family member who was having mechanical issues with another vehicle and had been reversing into the right lane when they were hit by a truck.
No charges are expected.
A few minutes later, sheriff's deputies were called to a report of a body found in the roadway at I-20, near Dowdy Ferry Road.
The man had been trying to cross the highway when he was struck by a Freightliner truck tractor. His identity has not been released.
The driver of the 18-wheeler went back to the scene. No charges are expected.
At about 1:20 a.m. Sunday, deputies got a call from the westbound service road of I-20 at Santa Rosa Way. Dallas police responded to the crash because sheriff's deputies were responding to the other fatalities, the sheriff's department said.
Officers arrived to find a Dodge Charger that had flipped off the highway and landed in a backyard. A man and a woman were taken to local hospitals, where the woman was pronounced dead.
Her identity has not been released.