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Fatality Confirmed In SE Austin Crash

Updated: Friday, October 25 2013, 06:28 AM CDT

Update: During the investigation of the fatal accident in the westbound lanes, a second collision occurred in the eastbound lanes. This accident is forcing multiple lane closures. At least one lane is open.

At least one person is confirmed dead after a car crash in front of the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Thursday night.

It happened in the westbound lanes of Hwy 71 in front of ABIA.

According to the Travis County Sheriff's Office, a deputy rolled up on a rollover accident at around 9:25 p.m. in the 1700 block of Hwy 71.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, three occupants -- all men 20-30 years old -- were in the vehicle. One was declared dead at the scene. The other two were transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge. One is in serious condition, the other suffered life-threatening injuries.

All westbound lanes are blocked as first responders investigate the scene.

We will update this story as we learn more.

Fatality Confirmed In SE Austin Crash


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