AUSTIN – A man was killed and four others injured after a Jeep crashed into the back of a garbage truck on Monday, August 10.
Police say a trash truck was going westbound on Slaughter Lane when a Jeep drove out from a private driveway onto Slaughter Lane The Jeep crashed into the back end of the trash truck. Somehow, the passenger of the trash truck fell out of the cab and was run-over by the back tires of the trash truck, then run-over by the Jeep that had hit the truck.
The driver of the trash truck refused treatment. The passenger of the trash truck was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say four others involved in the crash were taken to the hospital, one with potential life-threatening injuries.
No names and ages have been released. APD is continuing the investigation.
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