Crash on Harris Branch Parkway kills 1, injures 3

AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person was killed after being ejected from their vehicle in a Northeast Austin crash on Tuesday, and three others were seriously hurt.

Austin police said the two-vehicle crash happened around 6:50 p.m. on Harris Branch Parkway at East Parmer Lane.

Initial information indicates the driver of a car was traveling eastbound on East Parmer Lane when it collided with a pickup truck on Harris Branch Parkway.

The man driving the truck was ejected and died at the scene, according to police.

The driver of the car was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with serious injuries, while the two children in the car were taken to Dell Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities have the intersection closed while they investigate the crash. 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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