Brutal 2-Car Crash on FM 973 Kills 3 People [Austin, TX]

Brutal 2-Car Crash on FM 973 Kills 3 People [Austin, TX]

4 People Injured in Fatal Traffic Collision near Platt Lane

Austin, TX (March 30, 2024) Early morning Saturday, 3 people were killed and 4 others were hurt in a violent 2-car crash on FM 973.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS (ATCEMS), the deadly traffic collision happened at about 2:25 a.m. near Farm-to-Market 973 and Platt Lane.

Reports say that the horrific crash involved 2 vehicles. additionally, 4 ambulances and STAR Flight responded to the scene.

Officials pronounced 3 people dead at the scene. Meanwhile, a person was trapped and suffered critical injuries, while 3 other people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The patient with critical injuries was airlifted to the hospital, while the 3 other patients were taken to the hospital.

DPS is investigating the fatal traffic collision and has not released further details about the incident.


Sweet Lawyers would like to extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the bereaved families. Our hearts are with you through these trying times. We also wish the injured parties a full recovery.


The Aftermath of the 2-Car Crash on FM 973

Dealing with a loved one’s sudden and tragic death is indeed painful. It would undoubtedly take a lot of time to recover from this loss.

However, the worst part to consider is when the death was a result of other people’s negligence.

That is why hiring a legal expert to help with a possible wrongful death claim is one of the best decisions one could make now.

Moreover, knowing that each state has laws covering who can file a wrongful death suit on behalf of the deceased is helpful. These people are related to or depend financially on the person who died. The law usually allows the following people to file a wrongful death case:

  • Surviving spouses;
  • Domestic partners (registered domestic partnership);
  • Children of the deceased;
  • Financial dependents, parents, and minors under the care of the deceased;
  • Personal representatives.
  • These people can differ from state to state.

Reach out to Sweet Lawyers if you lost a loved one in a traffic accident like the 2-car crash on FM 973. Let us help you discover if you can file a case for your departed loved one.

With over 40 years of practice, Sweet Lawyers is confident we can tackle your wrongful death lawsuit and help you recover. Our legal experts are here to guide you during your legal battle.

You can call us at (800) 674-7852. You may also reach us through our website. We have live agents who can assist you with any legal questions.

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