Deadly crash involving TxDOT truck closes northbound US 183 flyover to MoPac southbound

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A deadly crash Wednesday involving a Texas Department of Transportation utility truck closed the flyover from northbound U.S. 183 to southbound MoPac Expressway in north Austin.

The Austin Police Department issued an alert about the crash and closure in north Austin at 9:47 a.m. APD confirmed two vehicles were involved.

  • A deadly crash involving a TxDOT truck led to the closure of the northbound US 183 flyover to MoPac southbound Wednesday. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A deadly crash involving a TxDOT truck led to the closure of the northbound US 183 flyover to MoPac southbound Wednesday. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A deadly crash involving a TxDOT truck led to the closure of the northbound US 183 flyover to MoPac southbound Wednesday. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)

One person died and two other people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries, Austin-Travis County EMS said.

TxDOT said in a statement it is “working with law enforcement as they determine the cause of the crash and the circumstances involved. We extend our condolences to the family who lost a loved one today.”

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