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Driver in Grand Prairie Traffic Crash Dies from Injuries Sustained

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatal traffic collision that occurred on Thursday, October 6, 2022, in the 1200 block of West Carrier Parkway.

At approximately 4:45 p.m., a Freightliner commercial motor vehicle was traveling west bound and made a left turn into a business when a Honda passenger car, traveling east bound at a high rate of speed, collided with the semitrailer.

The driver of the Honda was flown by CareFlite helicopter to a local hospital in critical condition. The driver of the Freightliner was not injured.

On Wednesday, October 12, 2022, the driver of the Honda, Javier Ruiz, 31 years of age, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

No charges are expected to be filed.

This crash remains under investigation.


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