Crash Alert: Authorities respond to crash on US-290 in west Austin

AUSTIN, TX — A vehicle accident was reported Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 290 near west Austin’s Oak Hill neighborhood, according to Austin Police Department.

The collision was reported on the westbound lanes of US-290 near West William Cannon Drive at around 12:45 p.m.

Few details have been provided at this time, but Austin Police Department signaled a “Crash Urgent” event, indicating likely minor injuries in a collision that has since been moved away from traffic.

No further information has been reported on the parties involved or the circumstances behind the crash.


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