According to police reports, the crash involved a passenger vehicle and an 18-wheeler, leading to the death of one man.
May 24, 2019 – 1:05 am: One man was killed in a crash that took place in Travis County shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday morning. The accident involved a vehicle and an 18-wheeler, leading to the death of one man.
The accident took place on the 9900 block of West US 290 Highway, near Shallow Ford Drive in western Travis County.
The circumstances of the crash are not clear at this time, and the name of the man who was killed in the accident has not yet been made public. Police have stated that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The site of the accident was closed off for a few hours, but one lane had been reopened in both directions by late Friday afternoon. Police of the Austin-Travis County Police Department and investigators with the Texas Department of Transportation are still looking into the cause of the accident.
There were no other injuries in the crash, and no other vehicles were involved. Investigation into the crash is ongoing.