BUDA, TX – Travis County Emergency Services responded to a fatal accident involving a semi truck along Interstate 35 in Buda overnight Friday.
The crash happened in the interstate’s 13000 block when the driver of a sedan struck a semi head-on while traveling south in the northbound lanes at about 12:45 a.m., according to CBS Austin.
Officials say the sedan’s driver was ejected from their vehicle as a result of the collision. The semi subsequently caught fire in the crash. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene.
A female passenger in the semi was transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center to be treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Officials are investigating the circumstances that led up to the fatal collision.
This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Austin trucking accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.