AUSTIN -- A teenager died Monday from injuries he sustained in an early morning January 10 crash in North Austin.
The 15-year-old Hispanic boy was driving a silver Mazda MPV at a high speed when the vehicle collided with a tree and a light pole at the intersection of Beaver Drive and Georgian Drive, according to a press release from Austin police.
The boy was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge with life threatening injuries.
A passenger was transported to University Medical Center at Brackenridge with non-life threatening injuries.
This is Austin’s 8th traffic fatality of 2013. At this time in 2012, there were five traffic fatalities.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call APD Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-8164.