AUSTIN, Texas — One person is dead after a motorcycle collided with a tractor-trailer early Saturday morning in Austin.
Authorities said that the motorcyclist was possibly hit by other vehicles as well.
KEYE reports that medics responded to a call around 2:23 a.m. reporting a possible automobile and pedestrian collision in the 3000-3500 block of the southbound lanes of I-35, across the street from St. Edwards University.
FINAL #ATXTrafficFatality 3000-3500 S IH 35 SB (02:23 x-street St Edwards) Expect #ATXTraffic closures. #ATCEMSMedics have obtained a deceased on-scene pronouncement of an adult patient from a possible auto vs pedestrian collision. No further information available. pic.twitter.com/vicyFcw4jB
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) June 11, 2022
“The Austin Police Department’s Watch Command said the preliminary investigation indicates a woman in her 20s was driving a motorcycle on I-35 South when she was struck by an 18-wheeler and fell off from the impact,” KEYE reported.
Police believe that the woman was struck by at least two other vehicles on the road.
She was declared dead on the scene at 2:40 a.m. The drivers involved stopped and cooperated with police who are still actively investigating the crash.
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