AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin-Travis County EMS, one person has died following a semi-truck crash on TX-130.
FINAL: #TravisCoTrafficFatality, #ATCEMSMedics have obtained a Deceased On Scene pronouncement from a reported Auto v Semi collision at ~8300 blk of S SH 130 SB (22:55); Reported auto fully engulfed. Expect road closures & remain alert for investigators working in the area.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) December 9, 2020
The accident took place last night at around 10:55 p.m. Two vehicles were involved in the crash, one car and one semi-truck. The car was reportedly engulfed in flames. One person was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.
The crash took place in the southbound lanes and caused the roadway to close. Further information on the accident is not yet available. This story will be updated if more details emerge.
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