SPICEWOOD, TX – Austin-Travis County EMS responded to an accident between a truck and an 18-wheeler semi that killed one and hospitalized another in Spicewood Thursday afternoon.
According to KXAN, the incident happened on SH-71 at Bob Wire Road around 2:45 p.m. EMS reported one dead and pinned in their vehicle upon their arrival at the scene. They attempted CPR on the other victim until they could be flown to a local hospital in critical condition.
Police closed all eastbound lanes on SH-71 for several hours following the incident. No word on what caused the crash or the identities of those involved as of yet. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide information as it becomes available.