1 Dead, 2 Injured in East Austin Crash

One person is dead and two others are injured as a result of a rollover crash in East Austin early Friday morning.

Details of the Fatal East Austin Crash

According to reports, the fatal crash occurred around 1:30 am on Johnny Morris Road near U.S. 290. At least three people were involved in the crash, one of whom was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The two other people were transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with potentially serious injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. This is the 101st fatal crash to be recorded in Austin in 2021.

Texas Car Accident Statistics 2018

Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
  • There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
  • There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
  • There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
  • There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.

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