Man dead in crash on US 290 at Harris Branch Parkway

Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN ) — A man in his 30s is dead after a crash involving an 18-wheeler on US 290 Hwy near Harris Branch Parkway on Sunday.

Austin-Travis County EMS and Austin Fire Department responded to the scene of the crash around 4:48 p.m. They said the crash involved a vehicle and an 18-wheeler. Austin Fire said the 18-wheeler is a tanker truck but the truck was empty and there were no dangerous spills.

Medics said another man in his 30s was also transported to the hospital. 

The westbound frontage road of US 290 is shut down at Harris Branch Parkway. 

First responders said drivers should expect delays in the area as they clear the scene.

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