AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is dead after a “major” crash Tuesday in east Austin, Austin-Travis County EMS said on Twitter.
ATCEMS and Austin Fire responded to the crash in the 4200 block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard near Techni Center Drive around 12:08 p.m. on Tuesday. The crash happened between two vehicles, ATCEMS wrote.
Denise Maxine Cunningham, 49, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two others were taken to Dell Seton Medical Center. One of them has serious injuries that aren’t expected to be life-threatening, and the other has potentially serious injuries, ATCEMS said.
The Texas Department of Transportation Austin tweeted that the northbound lanes of US-183 South frontage road and Techni Center Drive were closed at the time because of the crash.
This incident is being investigated as Austin’s 11th fatal crash of 2023, resulting in 11 fatalities for the year.