Posted on behalf of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings on Nov 14, 2014 in Auto Accidents
In a statement recently released by Arlington Police, it has been reported that two women were killed and another two passengers seriously injured following a two vehicle accident on Matlock Road at approximately 2 am on Sunday morning.
According to Police, 38 year old Mr. Eldrick Westbrook was driving on Matlock Road when his Dodge Avenger collided with another vehicle on the I-20 service road.
The force of the accident resulted in the other vehicle - a Chevrolet - spinning and then careening into a traffic light pole.
19 year old Ms. Alexandra Rodriguez died at the scene, while another passenger in her vehicle - 26 year old Ms. Alejandra Alvarado - later passed from her injuries at the Medical Center of Arlington.
A third female passenger that was also taken to the medical center is in a critical condition, while a fourth passenger - a male - was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth with non life threatening injuries. The names of the survivors have not been released at this stage.
The driver of the Dodge vehicle - Mr. Westbrook - was allegedly slurring his speech and had open alcohol containers in his vehicle when Police investigated the scene, where it is believed Mr. Westbrook ran a red light and into the path of Ms. Rodriguez.
The investigation continues.
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