Dallas Police Investigate Fatal Crash on W. Illinois Avenue

On October 25, 2022, at around 11:55 pm, Dallas Police responded to a two-car crash in the 2800 block of W. Illinois Avenue. The preliminary investigation determined a 16-year-old male was driving eastbound when a westbound SUV, driven by Pedro Garcia-Cleto, 22, crossed over the center median and into the eastbound lanes, hitting the teen’s vehicle. The teen driver was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. Garcia-Cleto was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. The preliminary investigation determined Garcia-Cleto was intoxicated at the time of the crash and will be charged with Intoxication Manslaughter. The investigation into the crash is ongoing and documented under case numbers 194323-2022 & 194324-2022.