Driver dies in multi-vehicle crash in north Austin

A deceased driver involved in a multi-vehicle crash in north Austin last week has been identified.

Michael Cannatti, 70, was traveling westbound on Balcones Woods Drive on the morning of April 17 when his Cadillac was struck by an Isuzu conventional truck.

According to Austin police, the Isuzu was traveling northbound in the 1100 block of Jollyville Road approaching the intersection of Balcones Woods Drive when it failed to control speed and entered the intersection, striking the Cadillac on the driver's side.

The Isuzu continued across the intersection and struck the front of a Mazda sedan facing south on Jollyville Road.

Cannatti was transported to St. David's Round Rock Medical Center where he later died from his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. Tips can also be submitted by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android

According to APD, this is Austin’s 19th fatal traffic crash of the year, resulting in 20 fatalities. At this time in 2018, there were 19 fatal traffic crashes and 20 traffic fatalities.