Man dead, 3 others hurt in overnight crash

Thomas Costley/KXAN
Thomas Costley/KXAN

Austin (KXAN) – A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving was rear-ended.

It happened around 3:30 in the morning Saturday.

Austin Police say a car was stopped at a red light near Springdale Road and the Highway 290 Frontage when it was hit.

The driver was thrown from the vehicle and died immediately. Three people in the other car were taken to UMC Brackenridge but are expected to live. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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