One killed, 3 injured in southwest Austin accident

January 16, 2019 - 5:14 pm
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AUSTIN (KJCE) -- One person is dead and several were injured following a fatal crash in southwest Austin Wednesday afternoon.

Austin Police say the crash happened in the 5900 block of William Cannon Drive around 3:45 p.m. Police received several 911 calls about a crash at William Cannon and Ridge Oak Drive, where a maroon sedan and a black pickup truck collided. Police say the driver of the sedan was pinned in her vehicle, and Austin-Travis County EMS pronounced her deceased on the scene.

Three other patients were involved; a male in his 50s sustained serious injuries, while a male in his 20s sustained minor injuries. Both were transported to St. David's South Austin. Medics say the final patient refused treatment.

William Cannon remained closed in both directions for about two hours as investigators worked the scene.

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