2 Dead After Car Veers Off I-35, Driver Flees Scene

Two people are dead as a result of a car accident on Interstate 35 on July 10. Police are searching for the driver at fault for the crash.

Details of the Fatal Austin Crash

According to KXAN, the fatal crash happened around 4:21 am in the 5200 block of the North Interstate 35 frontage road.

Police said a 2021 Toyota Camry carrying four occupants lost control on the interstate and veered off the road.

Two of the passengers, Charlie Jackson, 38, and David Bearden, 20, were ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. A third passenger was hospitalized in critical condition.

The driver of the Camry fled the scene, and police are seeking information on the accident and the driver’s location.

Anyone with information about the crash is urged to call the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111.

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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