Man who died in crash on Cesar Chavez Street identified

Austin
Deadly crash shuts down Cesar Chavez Street just west of Lamar Boulevard bridge on July 9, 2018

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 30-year-old man died Monday afternoon after he lost control of his car and slammed into a pickup truck on West Chavez Street. 

Austin police say Pinkeshkumar Dineshbhai Patel was driving his Honda Civic eastbound on West Cesar Chavez Street near North Lamar Boulevard around 3:43 p.m. when he veered into oncoming traffic and struck a driver in a  Ford F-150.

Patel died at the scene. The driver in the pickup truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8164. 

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