ARLINGTON, TX : Arlington police investigating fatal crash in which pedestrian lost balance, fell into roadway on Saturday, 30th January 2021
Arlington police are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash, in which the pedestrian lost his balance during a fight and was struck by an 18-wheeler.
The crash happened just after 8:45 p.m. Saturday, in the 1300 block of E. Abram Street.
Investigators said two pedestrians were fighting, when one of the pedestrians lost their balance and fell into the roadway.
As that was happening, a commercial vehicle, consisting of a truck tractor and tanker trailer, was westbound on E. Abram St., and struck the pedestrian.
Police said the driver did initially stop to check on the pedestrian, but then drove away from the scene. The driver later returned while officers were on the scene.