One person is dead as a result of a multi-vehicle crash along State Highway 71 in Austin on Monday morning.
Details of the Fatal Austin Crash
According to KVUE, the collision occurred around 5:15 a.m. on SH 71 near Covered Drive Bridge.
Medics arrived to find one person pinned in their vehicle and attempted to extricate the victim while performing CPR and life-saving efforts. Unfortunately, the patient was declared dead at 5:36 a.m.
A second person was evaluated at the scene.
Details on how the crash occurred were not immediately available. The crash remains under investigation.
Common Causes of Car Accidents in Austin
The sad fact about fatal car accidents is that the vast majority are entirely preventable. When a driver fails to exercise proper caution behind the wheel or when they fail to give the road their full attention, tragedy is never far away.
Among the leading causes of car crashes reported in Austin are:
- Aggressive driving
- Driver inattention
- Distracted driving
- Driver fatigue
- Drunk driving
- Failure to adhere to traffic signals
- Unsafe change of direct
- Unsafe lane change
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