News Update: Victim of Feb. 11 crash on Hwy 290 ID’d, driver facing DUI charges

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal pedestrian accident on Highway 290 about two weeks ago and have taken a man into custody on suspicion of DUI. According to the Austin Police Department, the victim of the February 11th accident is 33-year-old Eric Anthony Torres, who was driving a silver 2007 Nissan Versa when he collided with a wall in the 5000 block of US-290, near the Mopac Expressway overpass. He got out of his vehicle to check the damage when he was struck by 33-year-old Victor Sverdlin, who attempted to… Read More

News: Woman possibly injured during single-vehicle crash in Steiner Ranch

STEINER RANCH, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – A woman suffered possible injuries this weekend during a single-vehicle accident northwest of Austin, according to MyAccidentReport. The crash occurred in Steiner Ranch on N Quinlan Park Road, near University Club Drive, at 5 p.m. Saturday. A 65-year-old woman driving a black 2013 Audi failed to maintain a single lane, then crashed. The driver, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, sustained what authorities suspect to be a minor injury. She was wearing her seatbelt when the accident happened. No other people were reported as injured. If you or a loved one have… Read More