Two People Killed in Accident at West Bethel Rd in Coppell, TX

December 29, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

W Bethel Rd, Coppell, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Coppell Police
Vehicles Involved
BMW, Honda Accord
West Bethel Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (2), various injuries (3)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

BMW and a Honda Accord were involved in a collision

What Happened

Police have arrested a driver in connection with a crash that left two people dead at West Bethel Rd in Coppell, TX on December 29th, 2022. Investigators say it happened round 7 p.m. and involved a BMW and Honda Accord. It has been alleged that the Honda was speeding northbound while fleeing another accident. The vehicle ran a red light and collided with the eastbound BMW. Two of the occupants in the BMW, ages 41 and 69, were killed. Three others were hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. The driver of the Honda, 20-year-old Melvin Cuyuch, was later arrested on charges of manslaughter. Additional information was not provided.

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