Crash in North Austin leaves one person dead

A person has died after a crash in North Austin.

The Austin Police Department says that officers responded to a single-vehicle crash in the area of North Lamar Boulevard and West Yager Lane at around 10:20 p.m. on August 28.

Officials say the person was trapped in their vehicle but rescue crews were able to extricate the victim.

The victim was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries.

Officials say the victim died from their injuries just after 11:30 p.m.

The cause of the crash and the identity of the victim have not been released.

Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app.

This crash is being investigated as Austin's 69th fatal crash of 2022, resulting in 70 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2021, there were 75 fatal crashes resulting in 81 fatalities.