Tajudeen Salami Killed in Accident at Park Row Dr in Arlington, TX

December 18, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Tajudeen Salami
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

East Park Row Drive, Arlington, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Mazda 6, Honda Civic
Park Row Dr
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Mazda 6 and a Honda Civic were involved in a collision with a pedestrian

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at Park Row Dr in Arlington, TX on December 18th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9:16 p.m. According to investigators, a Mazda 6 is alleged to have failed to yield at the intersection with Susan Dr before turning left. Police say the vehicle turned into and struck a Honda Civic. The impact is said to have caused the Honda to lose control before veering from the road into a sidewalk, striking a pedestrian walking nearby. Following the collision, reports say the Mazda fled the scene before later being located. The pedestrian, identified as 44-year-old Tajudeen Salami, was hospitalized with injuries he died from on January 1st. Reports indicate an Accident Involving Death charge was recommended and/or issued against the driver of the Mazda.

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