Robert Irving Epps Killed in Accident at I-35 in Dallas, TX

December 22, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Robert Irving Epps
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

North Interstate 35 East Road, Dallas, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Dallas Police
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-trailer, Cadillac CTS
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with a disabled Cadillac CTS in a travel lane

What Happened

A disabled vehicle was involved in a crash that killed a driver at I-35 in Dallas, TX on December 22nd, 2022. Authorities state that it happened around 10:37 p.m. Investigators say a Cadillac CTS operated by 55-year-old Robert Irving Epps was reportedly disabled in a center travel lane for unknown reasons at the time. A tractor-trailer operated by a 27-year-old Dallas man was headed southbound in the center lane, approaching the disabled vehicles. Officers allege the truck made no attempt to stop before colliding with the rear of the Cadillac, pushing both vehicles into a barrier wall. The impact caused the Cadillac to overturn, ejecting Epps from the vehicle and leaving him with fatal injuries. The Dallas man and his passenger were uninjured and police had no additional information to disclose.

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