Dallas Crash Report: 2 dead, including child, after single-vehicle crash in Old East Dallas


Crash Report – 6400 E Grand Ave, Dallas, TX


Report ID: 2023 July 1

NCIC#: Unknown

OFFICER ID#: Unknown

Traffic Unit 1: 2007 Mercury Milan

Occupants: 3

Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes

Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown

Road Surface Condition (Dry, Wet, Snow, Mud, Dirt): Unknown

Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Single-vehicle

Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): N/A


DALLAS, TX – A single-vehicle crash in Old East Dallas on Friday claimed the lives of two people, including a young child, and left a third person seriously injured.

According to police, officers were dispatched to the 6400 block of East Grand Avenue, near Tenison Park, at approximately 2:45 a.m. Following their investigation, it was determined that a gray 2007 Mercury Milan was traveling at a high rate of speed before it jumped the curb and struck a tree.

Police reported that the driver, identified as 25-year-old James Bernard III, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. An infant and a 22-year-old female passenger were transported to a hospital for medical treatment. Unfortunately, the infant died at the hospital a short time later.

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