Cynthia Vega and Santiago Vega, 17, drove eastbound on Interstate 71 at around 8:30 a.m. when the fatal accident occurred. A driver in a Subaru traveling west on the interstate entered into the path of Vega’s vehicle, crashing into the front of the car.
Vega’s Ford Focus spun toward a guardrail before a semi-truck traveling east collided with the passenger side, reports CBS Austin. The force of the collision flipped the Ford Focus onto its side.
The following information is provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):