On September 25th, 2023, a collision occurred on Harry Hines Boulevard at the intersection of Raceway Drive in Dallas, Dallas County. The incident involved a 2014 grey Dodge Charger operated by Valarie Taylor and a 2016 silver Hyundai Veloster driven by Kierra Salas, both residents of Dallas. The crash took place at 3:13 pm, when Unit 1, the Dodge Charger, was traveling northbound on the 9600 block of Harry Hines Boulevard in the middle lane. Unit 2, the Hyundai Veloster, was traveling eastbound on the 9500 block of Raceway Drive. Unit 1 reportedly approached a stop and go signal light and collided with the back right quarter of Unit 2, resulting in damage to both vehicles.
As a result of the collision and the adverse weather conditions, Unit 1 lost control and collided head-on into a light pole on the 9600 block of Harry Hines Boulevard. Kierra Salas, the driver of Unit 2, was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital for treatment following the crash. The severity of her injuries is classified as ‘A,’ indicating that while they were not life-threatening, they still necessitated medical attention.
The collision serves as a reminder of the risks posed by wet road conditions and the need for careful driving, particularly during inclement weather.