News: One victim ID’d in Feb. 19’s fatal truck crash in south Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities have released the identity of one of the victims of last Friday’s fatal pickup vs. 18-wheeler accident in south Austin. This is an update to a previous story.   According to the Austin Police Department, an unidentified woman and 25-year-old Damian Allen Michael Garza died on February 19 between the 6800 and 7500 blocks of I-35, when a black 2018 Ford F-150 pickup truck collided with the back of a white 2000 Freightliner truck at a high rate of speed. Garza and the woman, both occupants of the Ford, died… Read More

News: Crash on SH-71 leads to road closures and traffic delays

AUSTIN, TX – A rush-hour collision led to closures on the State Highway 71 frontage road this evening, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Traffic Advisory: The eastbound frontage road on SH 71, immediately east of I-35 is closed due to a crash. Traffic is being diverted to the I-35 northbound frontage road. Detour east on Woodward St to reach SH 71 eastbound. #atxtraffic— TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) February 26, 2021 The accident happened on the eastbound SH-71 frontage road, east of I-35, at about… Read More

News: One person injured in kitchen fire in SW Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person was injured during a house fire in southwest Austin that occurred earlier this evening, according to the Austin Fire Department. Structure fire at 3202 China Grove: fire in kitchen, fire under control. AFD firefighters rescued one adult from structure, conscious, evaluated by EMS and transported to hospital— Austin Fire Info (@AustinFireInfo) February 26, 2021 The incident occurred at 3202 China Grove, located in the Kincheon neighborhood, before 7:11 p.m., when a kitchen caught fire. BOX -Structure Fire | 3202 China Grove | AFD | 19:11:01… Read More