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One dead, two injured in crash on Ed Bluestein Blvd.

Police said the driver of a truck was driving the wrong way when he collided with another vehicle.

AUSTIN, Texas — One person is dead and two others were injured in a crash on Ed Bluestein Boulevard on Sunday, June 13.

Austin-Travis County EMS was on scene near the 7200 block of Ed Bluestein Blvd. southbound. According to police, just after 10 a.m., a 1989 Chevrolet truck was traveling the wrong way when it collided with a 2015 Audi. 

The driver of the truck, 58-year-old Rickey Delton Gonzales, was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Audi was taken to Dell Seton in critical condition. A child who had been in the backseat of the Audi was taken to Dell Children's with serious injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit detectives at 512-974-4424 or utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS) or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.

This is Austin’s 51st fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 53 deaths for the year. On June 13, 2020, there had been 36 fatal crashes resulting in 38 deaths.


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