News update: 16-year-old dead after car crashes off Hwy 183 overpass on Oct 4

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities have released more information in a fatal crash earlier this month involving a vehicle that crashed over the side of the Highway 183 overpass and claimed the life of a 16-year-old girl.

This is an update to a previous news story.

According to the Austin Police Department, the crash happened on the flyover from southbound U.S. 183 to eastbound SH-45 at 8:44 p.m. October 4.

The driver of a 2004 Honda CRV, a 16-year-old girl who is not being identified here due to her age, lost control of her vehicle. She then crashed into a concrete wall. The impact caused the Honda to roll over the wall and onto the roadway beneath.

The driver was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 12:40 a.m. on October 5.

The crash, which is Austin’s 90th fatal traffic accident of the year, remains under investigation.

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