Mustang Ridge Crash Investigation Ongoing: One Dead, Two Hospitalized

According to CBS Austin, a single-vehicle rollover collision near Mustang Ridge on Friday, December 22nd, 2023, has tragically resulted in one fatality and two injuries. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene shortly after 1 pm on the southbound State Highway 130 service road.

Details of the Incident:

  • One adult lost their life at the scene.
  • A second adult sustained critical life-threatening injuries and was transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.
  • A third adult received potentially serious injuries and was also transported to St. David’s South.
  • The crash caused extended closures for investigation, prompting drivers to avoid the area until further notice. The road has since reopened.

Investigation Ongoing:

  • The cause of the accident and the identities of the victims are still under investigation and no further details are available at this time.

2022 Texas Traffic Accident Statistics

The following information about Texas and Austin accidents was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 4,481 people were killed in Texas traffic crashes in 2022, marking a .36% decrease from the 4,497 deaths reported in 2021.
  • 51.42% of traffic deaths occurred in rural areas of the state, and 636 deaths were attributed to head-on collisions.
  • An additional 15,299 people were injured in Texas traffic crashes in 2021 with 18,880 people suffering serious, incapacitating injuries.
  • Based on reportable crash data for the year:
    • One person was killed in a crash in Texas every 1 hour and 57 minutes
    • A person was injured every 2 minutes and 9 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 57 seconds

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