One Dead After Four-Vehicle Accident in South Austin
One person is dead and two others are injured following a four-vehicle crash in South Austin on Saturday morning.
About the Fatal South Austin Collision
According to KVUE, the crash happened around 2:30 am on West Ben White Boulevard near South First Street. 911 calls indicated at least one person was trapped in their vehicle.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene, and two others were taken to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center. One of the injured people was described as having potentially life-threatening injuries and the second had critical, life-threatening injuries.
It is unclear what led to the accident or whether charges will be pursued.
The accident remains under investigation.
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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