Woman Identified in Fatal U.S. 290 Crash
A woman who was fatally injured in a crash in southwest Austin earlier this month has been identified as 21-year-old Camryn Adams.
Details of the Fatal Austin Crash
According to KXAN, the crash occurred on July 11 around 8:11 pm along the 5100 block of West U.S. Highway 290 eastbound, near its intersection with MoPac Expressway.
Reports indicate Adams lost control of her vehicle before crashing into the center median. Adams was rushed to the hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after.
A second person at the scene refused medical treatment.
The accident remains under investigation, and police ask anyone with information on the crash to call the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (12) 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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