One Person Killed in CapMetro Bus Accident at State Hwy 71 in Del Valle, TX

December 11, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Bus
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 71, Del Valle, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Austin Police Department
Vehicles Involved
CapMetro Bus, Passenger Car
State Hwy 71
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), various injuries (6)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

CapMetro Bus and a Passenger Car were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at State Hwy 71 in Del Valle, TX on December 11th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:34 a.m. According to investigators, a CampMetro bus was involved in a collision with another vehicle on State Hwy 71 service road headed westbound. Police were not able to provide a possible cause for the collision. Reports say one person involved was hospitalized with injuries they later died from. One person was hospitalized with serious injuries while two others had less serious injuries, reports say, and were also hospitalized. Two others allegedly refused hospital transport at the scene. Additional information was not available.

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