Police searching for witnesses of fatal dump truck crash

Police are searching for witnesses of a dump crash that left one person dead Thursday, July 13, night near the Loop 360 bridge. 

Robert David Register, 29, died on July 14 after he was transported to the hospital from the crash.

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said the crash was around 9 p.m. near the intersection of N Capital of Texas Highway and Courtyard Drive. 

Austin police said a loaded dump truck was traveling southbound when it hit the passenger side of a Ford Mustang in the intersection.

Register, who was driving the Mustang, was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries, according to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services. He later died from those injuries.

APD is asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Vehicular Homicide Detectives at 512-974-5576. You can also submit information with APD's mobile app on iPhone and Android

This is the 32nd fatal traffic crash in Austin this year. At this time in 2016, there were 35 fatal traffic crashes.

© 2017 KVUE-TV


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment
More Stories