News Update: Police ID victim of fatal collision on San Gabriel St.

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police have released the identity of the man killed in a traffic collision on San Gabriel Street early on February 7.

According to their press release, Felipe Chavez-Salinas was driving a Chevrolet Corvette when he sideswiped a rideshare vehicle, collided with a pair of telephone poles, and finally crashed into an unoccupied Toyota Tundra. The vehicle came to a rest near the intersection of W 29the Street and Shoal Crest Avenue.

Emergency responders rushed Chavez-Salinas to Dell Seton Medical Center, where he died at 6:50 a.m., about four hours after the initial crash. He had turned 33 two days earlier.

If you’ve been injured because another motorist t-boned your vehicle, contact Loewy Law Firm today. Our Austin sideswipe accident lawyer can help determine if you may be entitled to compensation, and depending on the circumstances, can help you get it. Call (512) 280-0800 or fill out this form to schedule a free consultation today.