One killed, another injured in downtown crash

Talk 1370 Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 8:17 am

AUSTIN ( -- One person is dead and another seriously injured after a deadly crash in downtown Austin Wednesday evening.

First responders were called to the 1000 block of West Cesar Chavez just before 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Austin-Travis County EMS had to free both drivers; one adult male in his 30s was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious, not life-threatening injuries. The other driver, who became pinned in the collision, was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Police say the driver who died was traveling eastbound on Cesar Chavez when they veered into oncoming traffic for some reason. An investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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