The above video is from traffic coverage just after 8 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023.
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A deadly crash shut down eastbound Highway 71 near the Austin airport for several hours Wednesday morning.
The crash happened around 6 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of Hwy 71 near its intersection with Highway 183.
The highway reopened fully around 11 a.m., according to a social media post from the airport. There was still heavy congestion in the area at the time, the post said.
The above video is from traffic coverage just after 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023.
According to the Austin Fire Department, one person died after a motorcycle crashed.