A motorcyclist is dead and two others hurt after a crash along Belt Line Road in Grand Prairie Thursday night, police say.
According to police, a Grand Prairie police officer observed a motorcycle with no license plate and no headlights run a red light and attempted to pull it over. The motorcyclist evaded the police and then a short time later became involved in a crash.
It happened after 9 p.m. just north of Marshall Drive. According to police, the motorcycle heading south on South Belt Line Road struck a car that had been turning left onto Kingston Drive, a residential street, from northbound Belt Line Road.
The impact of the collision was enough to flip the sedan onto its roof, police said. A man and a woman inside the vehicle were both hospitalized. Their conditions have not been released.
The motorcycle caught fire on impact.
The motorcyclist, who hasn't been identified, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.
Grand Prairie police are expected to release more information on the crash later Friday.
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