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Three Children Killed in West Dallas Accident

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Jonathan Hernandez1 year ago

Three children were killed in a two-vehicle accident in West Dallas.

Details about the Fatal Dallas Accident

WFAA News is reporting that, according to Dallas investigators, three children were killed and a fourth on was sent to the hospital on Monday evening after they were involved in a two-vehicle collision in West Dallas.

According to police, multiple ambulances responded to the scene of the accident at the corner of Singleton Boulevard and Peoria Street after the accident happened at about 5:30 p.m.

Police have said that a Dodge Stratus that was carrying four children and an adult driver pulled out from Peoria in front of a speeding Nissan Sentra that was heading west on Singleton.

The three children who were killed were ages 3, 6, and 11. The children were pronounced dead at the Children’s Medical Center. The condition of the fourth child, a 13-year-old, is not currently available.

Both of the drivers were sent of the hospital, but police say that are expected to survive their injuries. No names have been released at this time. According to investigators, speed appears to have been the primary factor in this fatal accident.

Important Information about Speeding Accidents

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths every year in the United States that can be attributed to speeding:

  • Speeding was a contributing factor in 30 percent of all fatal crashes that happened in 2012.
  • 10,219 people were killed in accidents involving speeding in 2012.
  • There was a 2 percent increase in the number of speeding fatalities from 2011 to 2012.


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