8-year-old dead, 3 injured in Grand Prairie at Beltine and I-20 crash


The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on Saturday morning on IH-20 westbound at Belt Line Road.

At approximately 9:10 A.M., three vehicles traveling westbound on IH-20 collided when approaching slower traffic. The driver of an SUV was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of another SUV, along with an 8-year-old child, was also transported to a local hospital. The driver of the third vehicle, a passenger car, sustained minor injuries and was released at the scene.

The 8-year-old child later succumbed to the injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The identity of the child will be released by the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office.
No charges are expected to be filed.