According to NBC DFW, the accident began when an SUV traveling at a high rate of speed swerved to avoid a tractor-trailer that was parked on the right shoulder of the freeway near the Legacy Drive exit.
The SUV clipped the rear of the trailer, taking of the passenger side door. The SUV then swerved into a Lincoln Navigator before the SUV and the Navigator struck a third vehicle, causing it to role twice.
The passenger of the SUV, Carolyn Connelly Hlozek, 62, was killed in the crash. The driver of the SUV was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.
Occupants of the other vehicles, including an eight-month-old passenger riding in the vehicle that overturned, were transported to the hospital in good condition.
The crash remains under investigation.
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):