Editor’s Note: The Austin Transportation Department updated its statement to say no pedestrians were involved in this crash. This article has been updated to reflect that.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person is dead after a crash involving multiple vehicles in north Austin, the Austin Transportation Department said.
The collision happened at 12030 Dessau Road, which is just south of Parmer Lane, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
ATCEMS found the adult unconscious and not breathing. CPR was being done, but they were pronounced dead at the scene about 10 minutes later.
Austin police identified the person as 30-year-old Michael Arellano.
Austin Police said a preliminary investigation showed a driver of a Toyota car was traveling southbound on Dessau Road when it hit a Mazda Miata driven by Arellano, pushing the car into another vehicle.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Austin Police’s Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111 or call Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-8477.
The crash was the city’s 31st fatal crash of 2022.
“Be a part of the solution by driving slower and without distractions,” ATD said.