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2 Dead in Spicewood Head-On Collision

Chelcy Williams11 months ago

A head-on collision that occurred near Austin Friday night claimed the lives of two people and left one man critically injured. 

Details of the Austin Head-On Collision

According to KXAN, the accident took place at the intersection of SH 71 and Creek Meadow in Spicewood.

Austin-Travis County EMS report that the two deceased individuals were a man and woman in their 70s. There identities have not been released.

Another adult male was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge with potentially critical injuries.  

Officials are still investigating the incident.

Texas Car Crash Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,534 people were killed in auto accidents in 2014, marking a 3.7-percent increase from the 3,408 deaths reports in 2013.
  • Alcohol was determined to be a factor in nearly 30-percent of the 2014 fatalities, accounting for 1,041 deaths.
  • An additional 237,941 people were injured in auto accidents in 2014 – an average of one injured every 2 minutes and 13 seconds.
  • A reportable crash occurred in Texas every 66 seconds in 2014.

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