Dejanae Buchanan Killed in Accident at Garland Ave in Garland, TX

September 14, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Dejanae Buchanan
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

North Garland Avenue, Garland, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Chrysler 200, Tractor-Trailer
Garland Ave
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1), minor injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chrysler 200 and a Tractor-Trailer were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at Garland Ave in Garland, TX on September 14th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:43 a.m. According to investigators, a Chrysler 200 was allegedly westbound before possibly missing a red light and colliding with a tractor-trailer at the intersection with Leon Rd. The collision pushed the vehicles from the road into a utility pole. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as 22-year-old Dejanae Buchanan, suffers fatal injuries. The driver, an 18-year-old woman who was not publicly identified, was hospitalized with serious injuries. A 5-year-old passenger had less serious injuries, according to police. The truck operator was not injured, according to police. Additional information was not available.

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