Update: Person dies after getting hit by car on Bee Caves Road

Travis County

WEST LAKE HILLS, Texas (KXAN) — The person hit by a car at the intersection of Bee Caves Road and Walsh Tarlton Lane Friday morning has now died, according to West Lake Hills Police Chief Scott Gerdes.

The crash happened just after 5 a.m. and shut down the eastbound lanes of Bee Caves Road.

Austin-Travis County EMS said they performed CPR on the pedestrian once they arrived at the scene and were able to regain a pulse. Medics then took that person to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries.

By Friday afternoon, Chief Gerdes confirmed the person had died at the hospital. The crash is still under investigation.

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