AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police said one person is dead after a vehicle hit a traffic light Sunday night.
The crash happened around 10:20 p.m. at North Lamar Boulevard and West Yager Lane in north Austin.
Austin-Travis County EMS said an adult was trapped inside the vehicle for a time before being freed. Paramedics took the person to the hospital with critical injuries.
Austin Police said the person died at the hospital. The person hasn’t been identified yet, but police said in an Aug. 30 update it was a man.
Police said there was only one vehicle involved in the crash.
Austin Police said this is considered the city’s 69th deadly crash of the year, resulting in 70 deaths. On this date of the crash in 2021, there were 75 fatal crashes resulting in 81 deaths.
Anyone with details about this crash can call the Highway Investigation Tip Line at (512) 974-8111.