AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin Travis County EMS, one person has been killed in an 18-wheeler crash on E Ben White Boulevard near Montopolis Drive.
LATE FINAL #ATXTrafficFatality
7200-7644 E Ben White Blvd Wb ((x-street Montopolis ramp) 02:07) #ATCEMSMedics obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement of 1 patient after a vehicle vs 18 wheeler collision. No further information available.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 1, 2021
This accident was reported at around 4:45 a.m. this morning and took place in the westbound lanes. A vehicle and semi-truck collided at around 2 a.m. Authorities pronounced the victim dead at the crash scene.
Further information hasn’t been reported at this time. This story will be updated if new details emerge.
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