Texas

Jia Chen Injured in Accident at US 183 in Austin, TX

Date
November 15, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Jia Chen
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected
No

Where it Happened

U.S. 183, Austin, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Honda Accord, Chevrolet Silverado
Road/Highway
US 183
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Honda Accord and a Chevrolet Silverado were involved in a collision


What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a woman at US 183 in Austin, TX on November 15th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9:07 p.m. According to investigators, a Honda Accord was exiting eastbound Riverside as a Chevrolet Silverado headed southbound on US 183. Reports allege the Honda pulled into the path of the Chevrolet, the vehicles colliding in the process. Reports also say the impact from the crash caused the vehicles to strike a nearby cable barrier, leaving both driver and passenger in the Honda seriously injured. The driver of the Honda was identified as 25-year-old Jia Chen. The 29-year-old passenger was not publicly identified, nor was the other driver. Sources indicate a DWI charge was recommended and/or issued against the operator of the Chevrolet.

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