The wreck on the US 287 bridge over I-35E closed southbound lanes and service roads in the immediate vicinity for several hours. The truck driver escaped unharmed, and there were no other vehicles involved in the blaze.
The driver and his female passenger, who reportedly was 17, were slightly injured when the car crashed in the 1700 block of West Commerce Street, near downtown Dallas, early Monday morning. Sheriff's deputies had tried to stop the car for a routine violation near Hampton Road and I-30 when the chase began.
The weather phenomenon of ice falling from the sky can cause tremendous property destruction. But how does hail form and what determines if it does in pea-sized chunks or in much larger, more damaging sizes? This video graphic explains.