Woman Dies in Austin, TX, Motorcycle Accident on US 290 Ramp
Austin, TX -- February 22, 2017, a woman was killed as the result of an accident where her motorcycle and another vehicle crashed on US 290.
Austin-Travis County emergency personnel were called to the scene at around 3:30 p.m. The incident occurred at the I-35 and US 290/TX-69 interchange.
According to preliminary police investigations, a woman, said to be in her 20s, was riding a motorcycle eastbound along the US 290 transfer ramp to southbound I-35. For reasons that are unclear, her vehicle and another passenger vehicle crashed into each other. This caused the motorcycle to hit the side barricade, and the woman was ejected over the side of the ramp.
She fell onto Koenig Lane below and suffered fatal injuries. Emergency officials say that she died at the scene of the accident. No other injuries were reported.
At this time, police have not reported any charges or citations resulting from the accident. They say that the investigations is ongoing.
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