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Woman Killed in Accident With Garbage Truck on East Illinois Ave in Dallas

A woman was killed in a major crash involving a city garbage truck on Friday. Dallas police and firefighters responded to the crash at East Illinois Avenue and South Central Expressway at about 12:48 p.m.

One of the vehicles involved in the crash appeared to be heavily damaged, according to video obtained by NBCdfw’s Texas Sky Ranger.

First responders performed CPR on the woman involved in the crash, and she was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, according to fire and police officials.

Dallas police said the woman who died rear-ended the garbage truck. It is not clear from the report why the woman rear ended the truck or what the woman was doing prior to the accident that would have caused her to rear end the garbage truck. It is also not clear as to whether the garbage truck had done anything prior to the accident to cause the deceased to rear end the garbage truck.

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