News: UPDATE: Traffic resumes on 290 following fatal crash
AUSTIN, TX – Traffic on the affected portion of US 290 at Johnny Morris Road has reopened following the fatal crash that occurred there early this morning.
Traffic Update: Eastbound US 290 main lanes have reopened near Johnny Morris Rd. One lane on the frontage road is still closed for final clean-up. Drive friendly, y'all. #atxtraffic
— TxDOT Austin (@TxDOTAustin) January 29, 2021
The collision occurred at about 4 a.m., and shut down all traffic in the area on both eastbound US 290 and its frontage road. The Texas Department of Transportation said that most traffic had been resumed by 9 a.m. A single lane of the frontage road remained closed as crews conducted a final clean-up process.
The details on the crash itself remain unclear. However, we hope to have more information later today.
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