December 27, 2011

A car crash where an SUV rolled over late Monday night left one person dead and another injured. According to NBC-DFW 5 News, police say the accident occurred at around 11:30 PM at 10700 block of Stemmons Freeway, in the area where northbound Loop 12 joins northbound I-35 E.

A spokesman for the Dallas police department, Senior Cpl. Kevin Janse, stated that officers arrived on the scene to find the SUV upside down. Accident reconstruction teams were able to determine that the 2003 Chevy Tahoe struck a construction barrier for an unknown reason just before rolling. The crash ejected the 58-year-old woman driving the vehicle, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. She was taken to Parkland Hospital, where she later died.

The woman’s 32-year-old son, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was also taken to Parkland to be treated for non-life threatening injuries suffered in the crash.

Police were later told the pair had been watching football nearby when the woman decided to take her son home because he had been drinking. The discovery prompted authorities to request blood tests of the deceased to determine if alcohol was in her system at the time of the crash.

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