Child Killed in Accident at McCart Ave and Seminary Dr in Fort Worth, TX

October 7, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

McCart Ave & West Seminary Drive, Fort Worth, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Kia Optima, Volkswagen Beetle, Jeep Grand Cherokee
McCart Ave and Seminary Dr
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), minor injuries (2)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kia Optima, Volkswagen Beetle and a Jeep Grand Cherokee were involved in a crash

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a child at McCart Ave and Seminary Dr in Fort Worth, TX on October 7th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 11:01 p.m. According to investigators, a Kia Optima was eastbound on Seminary Dr at the time. Headed southbound on McCart was a Volkswagen Beetle. Stopped at a red light at westbound Seminary was a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Officials allege the Kia ran a red light, continued eastbound and struck the Volkswagen which struck the Jeep. Following the crash, reports say the Kia continued eastbound without stopping to render aid. Authorities say a child involved in the crash suffered fatal injuries while two occupants of the Volkswagen, 60-year-old driver, Maria Melendez Estrada and 23-year-old Stephanie Trevino, had non-life-threatening injuries. The occupants of the Jeep were uninjured, reports say. Additional information was not immediately available.

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