News: 47-year-old victim of recent Cameron Rd hit-and-run ID’d

AUSTIN, TX – The victim of last week’s fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident on Cameron Road has been identified by the Austin Police Department. This is an update to a previous report. On March 4 at 9:41 p.m., 46-year-old Cynthia Maria Leonard was struck by the driver of a white 2015 Ford Fiesta in the 7200 block of Cameron Road, near E St. Johns Avenue. Leonard was discovered dead in the roadway by authorities. Authorities did not release any possible information about the driver, who fled the scene after the collision. Leonard would have turned… Read More

News: Crash on Hwy 183 causes closures and detours

AUSTIN, TX – A crash led to traffic delays and detours early this morning on Highway 183, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Traffic Advisory: Southbound US 183 closed between Lamar Blvd and I-35 due to crash. Traffic is detouring to the frontage road. #atxtraffic— TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) March 11, 2021 The accident happened on southbound US-183, between Lamar Boulevard and I-35 at about 2:25 a.m. The circumstances of the accident were not immediately available. It is unclear if anyone was hurt in the crash.   Traffic was… Read More

News: One person killed in pin-in truck accident on SH-71

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed in a pin-in truck accident on State Highway 71 this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS. #ATCEMS & @pedernales_fire are on scene of a Vehicle Rescue at 20400blk W Sh 71 (11:07). #ATCEMSMedics on scene reporting a 2 vehicle collision b/w a car & a semi truck, with 1 unconscious patient pinned in their vehicle. @STAR_Flight_TC is also responding, more info to follow.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) March 10, 2021 The accident occurred in the 20400 block of west SH-71 at… Read More

News: Driver seriously hurt after crashing 200 ft into creek bed

WEST LAKE HILLS, TX – A victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a vehicle crashed over 200 feet down an embankment in West Lake Hills this afternoon. According to the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident happened in the 1800 block of Westlake Drive at about 1:49 p.m., when a blue sedan went 200 feet down an embankment. The vehicle then landed in the bed of a creek. FINAL 1800blk Westlake Dr: The patient has been extricated from the creekbed & is being transported by #ATCEMSMedics to Dell… Read More

News: Woman and 9-year-old possibly hurt in multi-vehicle crash on Parmer Ln

AUSTIN, TX – A woman and a 9-year-old girl were possibly injured during a multi-vehicle collision with a suspected drowsy driver on Parmer Lane last week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The crash happened at 737 E Parmer Lane (FM 734), near Parmer Ridge Drive, at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday. The driver of a blue 2002 Mazda, a 64-year-old man, reportedly dozed off while driving. The front of the Mazda collided with the rear of a green 1996 Ford driven by a 40-year-old woman. The Ford was then pushed into the rear of a black 2009 Kia being… Read More