Truck Accidents

Crash Alert: One hospitalized after fuel truck collision on SH 71 in Del Valle

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — One person was injured Monday morning in a crash involving two commercial trucks on State Highway 71 in Del Valle, reports KXAN. Austin Fire Department said the collision occurred at the FM 973 intersection, east of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Details are limited, but Austin-Travis County EMS said one person was pinned

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Crash Alert: 18-wheeler collides with poles, leaving thousands without power in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX — An 18-wheeler crashed into multiple power poles Friday afternoon, impacting about 3,600 Austin Energy customers in East Austin, according to FOX 7 Austin. The accident happened at the intersection of Bedford Street and Webberville Road, near Austin Community College Eastview Campus. It was first reported by Austin Fire Department shortly after noon.

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Crash Alert: One seriously hurt in crash involving semi near Austin-Bergstrom Intl Airport

AUSTIN, TX — One person was hospitalized Tuesday morning after a two-vehicle accident in southeast Austin’s Timber Creek area, reports CBS Austin. The wreck occurred at 11000 Pearce Lane, just southeast of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, shortly before 6:42 a.m. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene where a pickup truck had collided with a semi-truck.

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Crash Alert: One killed after multi-vehicle wreck on IH-35 in Round Rock

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX — One person died early Tuesday after a multi-vehicle accident involving a big rig on Interstate 35 in Round Rock, reports KXAN. The three-vehicle crash happened on the southbound lanes of the interstate at Hesters Crossing Road at approximately 5:15 a.m. It is unclear what led up to the accident, but Round

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Crash Alert: One hospitalized after tanker truck overturns in Lakeway

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX — One person was injured Thursday morning after a tanker truck carrying propane overturned in Lakeway, according to KVUE. The multi-vehicle accident happened in the 1600 block of Flint Rock Road at around 8:18 a.m. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office said three other cars were involved in the crash. No significant injuries

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Crash alert: 18-wheeler crash closes I-35 SB in Round Rock

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TX — An 18-wheeler overturned Thursday morning in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 35 southbound in Round Rock, according to CBS Austin. The accident took place on the southbound lanes of I-35 just past RM 1431 and University Boulevard at approximately 8:00 a.m. Few details have been reported on the circumstances around the

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Crash alert: Austin police officer dies of injuries after collision with 18-wheeler

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin police officer has died of his injuries following a collision with a tractor-trailer on FM 969 last week, the Austin American-Statesman reports. This is an update to a previous story. The officer, Lewis “Andy” Traylor, was responding to an urgent call at the intersection of FM 969 and Decker Lane

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Crash alert: Crash involving tractor-trailer injures 1, snarls traffic on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police said one person was injured in a crash that caused extensive traffic delays on Interstate 35 Thursday morning. According to KVUE, a tractor-trailer was involved in the accident on I-35 north in North Austin. No details were released on the condition of the person injured. The incident shut down two

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Crash alert: Austin police officer critically injured in crash with tractor-trailer

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin police officer was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday morning after a collision with a tractor-trailer. According to KVUE, the crash happened at the intersection of FM 969 and Decker Lane at about 2 a.m. Police said the officer was responding to an urgent call in his patrol vehicle when

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Crash alert: Austin police identify pedestrian killed by 18-wheeler on Interstate 35

AUSTIN, TX – Police have identified a pedestrian struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 35 earlier this month. In a news release, the Austin Police Department said the victim was 61-year-old Karen Everlena Barnes. Officers responded to the scene June 2 after Barnes was hit while crossing I-35 near Airport Boulevard at about

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