Two deadly crashes caused by medical issues in past week

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police say two fatal crashes in the past week were caused by medical issues. Neither death will be considered a traffic fatality by the police department.

On Saturday, Oct. 22, a driver in his 60s died after crashing with a Capital Metro bus in Northeast Austin. Austin-Travis County EMS performed CPR on the driver after the crash in the 4600 block of Pecan Brook Drive in northeast Austin, but the man died at the hospital.

A deadly crash on Airport Boulevard on Monday will also not be considered a traffic fatality. A man in his 70s crashed into an object in the 4300 block of Airport, according to ATCEMS. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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