1 Dead in Austin Auto Accident on West US 290 Highway
AUSTIN, TX (March 15, 2023) – Sunday, a person died in a 2-vehicle crash on West US 290 Highway in Austin, Texas.
The Austin Police Department that the incident happened just before 6:00 p.m. Moreover, the crash involved an SUV and a pickup truck in the 6300 block of West U.S. 290 Highway.
Meanwhile, the police revealed that the SUV driver was transported to a hospital. However, the driver succumbed to injuries at the scene. However, his identity remained undisclosed due to pending family notification.
Moreover, responders took the pickup truck’s driver and passenger to the hospital for non-serious injuries. Both of them were cooperative with the investigation, police said.
The incident marks Austin’s 20th fatal crash of 2023, leading to 20 fatalities for the year.
Furthermore, the authorities urged anyone with information to contact APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-8111. Anonymous tipsters may contact through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling (512) 472-8477.
During this tragic time, we would like to send our sincere sympathies to the bereaved family and friends of the victim.
Dealing with The Loss after the Fatal Austin Auto Accident
Assigning blame is usually one of the last things you would consider doing in a time of devastating loss. However, the family of the victim must become aware that they have the authority to file a wrongful death suit. A wrongful death suit can be the first step toward closure.
“Our goal is to safeguard the legal rights of families in the wake of catastrophic accidents. Nothing can bring back those dearly departed. However, we strive to secure our clients’ future, protecting them from further losses,” explains Mark Sweet of Sweet Lawyers.
Sweet Lawyers consist of a compassionate legal team that aids families in the most delicate moments. Moreover, we are well-versed in the legal justice system. Our firm buckles down when it comes to our clients’ futures and well-being. If you are facing a wrongful death case, call (800) 674 7852. We encourage you to rest and rehabilitate. Meanwhile, we’ll determine the ideal approach to getting you the restitution you deserve. If you’re interested, call our wrongful death attorneys today.