AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash on East Yager Lane Sunday, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
The crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday at 1015 E. Yager Lane. One patient was pinned in a vehicle, and another was trapped, ATCEMS said.
Austin police said it was a head-on crash between an SUV and a pick-up truck.
The preliminary investigation showed that the SUV was traveling east on E. Yager Lane when the truck, which was traveling west, crossed into oncoming traffic and crashed into the SUV.
The entrapped patient was taken to St. David’s Round Rock with injuries that were not expected to be life-threatening.
The pinned patient, the driver of the pick-up truck, was given CPR but was later pronounced dead on the scene, EMS said. Police identified him Tuesday as Roberto Garcia Gomez, 52.
Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111; utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS) or the Crime Stoppers app.
This incident is being investigated as Austin’s 92nd fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 95 fatalities for the year.