AUSTIN (KXAN) — All lanes have been cleared on North MoPac Expressway near Barton Skyway as Austin Police investigated a traffic fatality Sunday morning.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the crash occurred at Barton Skyway northbound at the 1000 block of MoPac.
Austin police reported that a car was discovered in the treeline off MoPac. The female driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
Austin-Travis County EMS said the crash was between the car and a fixed object. Investigators say the car had been in the tree line for a while. APD’s vehicular homicide unit is on the scene investigating.
Traffic was backed up on the highway for nearly six hours.