An accident that happened early Sunday on Interstate Highway 35 near Valley View Lane killed one person and led to the arrest of another.

Farmers Branch police spokesman Sgt. Chad Taylor said two cars collided at around 1:30 a.m. and one vehicle caught fire which trapped the person driving the car inside. The unidentified driver was killed. Police are still confirming whether there were other passengers inside the vehicle.

According to Taylor, the driver and passenger of the second vehicle fled by foot but police caught the driver, Luis Palacios, 19, after an hour. Police arrested him and charged him with intoxication manslaughter. Palacios and the passenger sustained minor injuries.

Palacios is currently in the Farmers Branch jail.

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