Crash Report – 8647 W U.S. Highway 290, Austin, TX
Report ID: 2023 April 24
OFFICER ID#: Unknown
Traffic Unit 1: unspecified vehicle
Traffic Unit 2: unspecified vehicle
Traffic Unit 3: unspecified vehicle
Occupants: at least 5
Vehicle Damage (If Any): Yes
Property Damage (other than vehicles): Unknown
Road Surface Condition (Dry, Wet, Snow, Mud, Dirt): Unknown
Manner of Crash Impact (Single Vehicle, Angle, Left Turn, Rear-End, Head-On, Sideswipe, U-Turn, Other, Unknown): Unknown
Location of Pedestrian/Cyclist (If Any): Unknown
TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — One person died Monday afternoon after a multi-vehicle crash in southwest Austin that left four others seriously hurt.
Austin-Travis County EMS said the fatal wreck occurred at 8847 West U.S. Highway 290, west of South View Road, at around 2:30 p.m.
The circumstances behind the accident were not immediately clear, but three vehicles and five patients were involved. Upon arrival, crews immediately applied life-saving measures onto one of the patients, who was unconscious, but the victim was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
Of the four surviving patients, two were rushed by airlift to Dell Seton Medical Center and St. David’s South Austin Medial Center, respectively, with injuries believed to be serious.
EMS also transported two other patients by ambulance to St. David’s South Austin and Dell Seton Medical Center with potentially major injuries.
At this time, no charges have been reported.
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