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Euless Police Gives Update On Fatal Accident After High-speed Pursuit

On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at approximately 11:53 p.m., an officer with the Euless Police Department observed a black Ford Focus traveling southbound on FM 157 in Euless. The vehicle displayed two different license plates. The front license plate did not return to the vehicle. The rear license plate showed to be expired September 2020. The officer initiated a traffic stop with emergency lights as the vehicle began to travel east on Trinity Blvd from FM 157. He activated his siren when the vehicle failed to yield. The vehicle began to quickly accelerate to evade the officer. Due to the vehicle committing only traffic offenses, the officer did not pursue the vehicle. He deactivated his emergency lights and siren and reduced his speed.

The Ford Focus continued eastbound at a high rate of speed. Approximately a half mile east from where the vehicle fled, the officer observed a bright flash of light at Trinity Blvd and Euless South Main Street in the city limits of Fort Worth. As the officer approached the intersection, he observed the suspect vehicle had crashed. He saw the driver exit the driver’s side of the vehicle and flee southbound. There was a male passenger found still trapped inside the suspect vehicle. The officer then observed another vehicle, a white Nissan Versa, had been struck by the suspect vehicle. The officer approached the Nissan Versa and observed a female driver who was unresponsive. Additional Euless officers arrived on scene and began life saving efforts until Medstar arrived to provide medical aid.

Fort Worth Police arrived on scene to investigate the crash. The Fort Worth Police Department Traffic Investigation Unit will be investigating the fatality accident on report number 220036386.

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