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.

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