New study shows technology can prevent truck wrecks

New study shows technology can prevent truck wrecks

Safety features such as automatic emergency braking and forward collision warnings could prevent more than 40% of crashes in which semis rear-end other vehicles, a new study has found. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a research group supported by auto...

Accidents around Austin

Bicyclist killed after struck on Texas 71 in Travis County A bicyclist was killed after being struck in traffic early Monday near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin-Travis County EMS medics said. Medics responded at 5:50 a.m. to the westbound lanes of the...

Accidents Around Austin

2 injured in FM 973 crash in Travis County Two people were taken to the hospital Wednesday after a collision in eastern Travis County on FM 973 North, Austin-Travis County EMS medics reported. Medics responded around 2:35 p.m. to reports of a crash near the...
4 People Killed in 2 Crashes in Austin

4 People Killed in 2 Crashes in Austin

Four people were killed early Friday after two separate crashes in the Austin area, Austin-Travis County EMS medics said. The first crash happened just after midnight in South Austin. Medics and Austin police responded at 12:43 a.m. to the 13400 block of Interstate...

Weekend accidents

Pedestrian fatally hit by vehicle in North Austin A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in North Austin early Friday, Austin-Travis County EMS medics said. Medics responded to the 11800 block of Interstate 35 at 4:33 a.m. after receiving a report that a person...