Tragic Weekend in Central Texas: Fatal Crashes Leave Four Dead, Many Injured

CENTRAL TEXAS – The first weekend of summer took a devastating turn on Central Texas roads as a series of accidents claimed the lives of four individuals and left several others seriously injured.

According to fox7austin Daniel Armbruster, the period from Friday, June 21, to Monday, June 24, marked the beginning of what’s known as the “100 deadliest days,” a time frame notorious for increased traffic fatalities.

The accidents included multiple incidents across various locations. One fatal crash occurred near Del Valle on Friday night, involving three vehicles with two rolling over, resulting in one fatality and another person airlifted to a hospital.

Early Saturday morning, a 32-year-old woman lost her life on the 130 Tollway in Williamson County after her speeding vehicle rear-ended a truck tractor.

Saturday evening witnessed another deadly incident on FM 969 in East Travis County, claiming one life and injuring two others.

Later, on Sunday night, a significant wreck on FM 1327 in Mustang Ridge left nine people injured, including two children who were transported to Dell Children’s Hospital via StarFlight.

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Tragically, the weekend concluded with a pedestrian fatality early Monday morning in Northeast Austin, underscoring the need for heightened vigilance among drivers and pedestrians alike during the summer months.

With the upcoming record travel expected during the 4th of July holiday, AAA Texas emphasizes the importance of adhering to safety protocols such as wearing seatbelts, avoiding distractions, and driving responsibly.

Local authorities urge compliance with Texas law requiring motorists to move over or slow down for emergency vehicles and tow trucks, aiming to prevent further tragedies on Texas roads this summer.

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