Fatal car accident in Dripping Springs kills five

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatal car accident on US Highway 290 in Dripping Springs. Five people were killed in this accident. This is the second fatal car accident in our area on Mother's Day. 

According to DPS, the crash happened near U.S. 290 and Crow Ranch Road, just east of the city limits.

A tan 2000 Lincoln four-door car was traveling eastbound on US 290 when, for unknown reasons at this time, the driver lost control of the car. The Lincoln than traveled into the westbound lane of traffic into the path of a 2016 white Buick four-door vehicle. 

Two of the victims in the Buick are deceased, three victims in the Lincoln are also deceased. 

This is a developing story and will be update with more information as it becomes available. 

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