3 dead, 3 seriously injured in crash on SH 71 in Spicewood

Travis County
Austin-Travis County EMS ambulance (KXAN Photo)_621312

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Two elderly people and a woman in her 20s are dead and multiple others injured after a crash on State Highway 71 in Spicewood.

Austin-Travis County EMS said six people were involved in the crash, which happened around 4:48 p.m. Saturday on SH 71 near Fall Creek Road.

Pedernales Fire Department says two vehicles were involved in the crash: a Mustang and a Mercedes.

They say the occupants of the Mustang were a man and woman in their 20s. The woman died at the hospital and the man is in critical condition according to Pedernales Fire Department. The occupants of the Mercedes were four elderly people. One of them, a man in his 70s, died at the scene and another died at the hospital. The rest have serious life-threatening injuries. 

SH 71 was closed for hours while first responders cleared the scene. 

Last summer, a three-vehicle crash at the same location sent one man to the hospital.

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