McKinney Car Accident on Lake Forest Drive Results in Death
Posted on Mar 21, 2011
A McKinney car accident involving three vehicles claims the life of one person and sends four others to the hospital. The incident took place at approximately 5:00 AM on Monday morning, March 14, 2011, along Lake Forest Drive.
According to the McKinney Police Department, two Ford Mustangs were seen by witnesses traveling southbound on Lake Forest Drive at a high rate of speed when they slammed into a street sweeper truck at the intersection of McKinney Ranch Parkway.
Deputy Chief of Police Kim Malolepzy reported that one of the members of the sweeper crew lost his life in the collision. Rescue crews transported two others to Medical Center of McKinney. Their conditions were not immediately made known.
The two Mustang drivers, who are believed to be in their late 20s, were taken by air to Parkland Memorial in Dallas. Their conditions were also not made known.
The street sweeper truck is owned by a private company that was hired by the city.
The McKinney car accident is still under investigation by local authorities. Police believe that alcohol played a role in the three-vehicle crash.
This is a terrible tragedy and we extend our thoughts and condolences to everyone who has been affected by the accident.