Texas

Jason Garcia Injured in Accident at State Hwy 45 in Williamson County, TX

Date
March 5, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Jason Garcia
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
Yes

Where it Happened

State Hwy 45, Austin, Williamson County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Ford Escape
Road/Highway
State Hwy 45
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Ford Escape veered from the road into a barrier before overturning into a divider


What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that injured a driver at State Hwy 45 in Williamson County, TX on March 5th, 2024. Officials are saying the incident happened around 11:20 p.m. According to investigators, a Ford Escape was eastbound on Hwy 45 before the driver's cellphone allegedly fell to the floor. As they were retrieving the phone, reports say the vehicle veered from its lane and into a nearby barrier. While attempting to return to the road, authorities say the vehicle overcorrected and veered across multiple lanes of travel into an opposite shoulder, overturning into a divider. The driver, identified as 53-year-old Jason Garcia, was seriously injured in the crash, reports say. Additional information was not available.

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