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Man injured after driver fails to yield at stop sign on Southwest Pkwy

AUSTIN, TX – A man was injured after an elderly driver reportedly caused a collision on the Southwest Parkway on Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The collision happened on the Southwest Pkwy near Vega Avenue at 9:46 a.m., after the 88-year-old driver of a maroon 2017 Lexus failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign.

The front end of the Lexus then crashed into the front-left quarter of a gold 2008 Chevrolet.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 38-year-old man, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

His three passengers, one of them a minor, and the at-fault driver were not injured in the collision.

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