Two Dead in Central Austin Crash

Two people were killed early Thursday morning in a car crash in central Austin.

Details of the Fatal Austin Crash

KXAN reports the crash occurred around 1:30 am at the intersection of West 41st Street and Medical Parkway.

Details of the crash are sparse, but authorities say a car appears to have come to rest against a building at the intersection. They added that two people were ejected from a car.

ATCEMS reports that two people were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. A third was taken to the hospital with potentially serious injuries.

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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