Just after 9:00 am on Monday, Garland Police responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on northbound LBJ Freeway just north of Centerville Road. Investigators believe two vehicles were driving at a high rate of speed northbound on the freeway. One of the vehicles, a grey Dodge Challenger, struck a grey Jeep Liberty, causing both vehicles to lose control. The Jeep Liberty struck a pedestrian who was walking on the right shoulder of the freeway. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The driver of the Challenger, 26 year old Aldamion Riles, remained on scene. The investigation led officers to believe Riles was impaired. Riles was arrested.
A total of four vehicles were involved in the crash. No occupants of the vehicles were treated for injuries.
During the investigation, officers located a handgun that belonged to Riles.
Riles is charged with Intoxication Manslaughter and Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon.
He is currently in the Garland Detention Center. No bond has been set.
The pedestrian has been identified, but the name will not be released pending notification of next of kin.
The investigation is ongoing.