Crash Alert UPDATE: Teen driver dies after head-on collision in south Austin

AUSTIN, TX — A 14-year-old boy died last Sunday after a two-vehicle collision in south Austin’s Franklin Park area, according to KVUE.

Austin Police Department said the crash happened in the 5500 block of Nuckols Crossing on November 7 at around 7:06 a.m.

A preliminary investigation found the teen was behind the wheel of a gray Audi going south on the road when he collided head-on with a green Chevrolet.

APD confirmed the teen died from his injuries at the scene.

The only passenger in the teen’s car was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries considered non-life-threatening, while the driver of the Chevrolet was transported with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

No further information has been released on the circumstances behind the event.


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