Austin, TX – Matthew Waters Killed In Collision On Oltorf Street
Austin, TX (June 13, 2019) – At approximately 3:52 p.m. on June 10, emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the 500 block of East Oltorf Street.
Reports from the Austin Police Department show that 53-year-old Matthew Waters was traveling east along East Oltoft Street on a 2015 Harley Davidson Motorcycle.
At the same time, the driver of a silver 2016 Toyota Tundra, which was traveling west along Oltorf Street, entered into the eastbound lane to avoid striking a stopped vehicle. As the Tundra entered into the east lane, it struck Waters head-on.
Waters was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased shortly upon arrival.
The incident remains under investigation. No other parties were injured in this collision.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Matthew Waters. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Motor Vehicle Accidents In Texas
Every year, millions of people travel billions of miles across our state. Sadly, not everyone makes it to their destination. On average, ten people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents daily. Sadly, more than 500 motorcyclists account for traffic-related fatalities across our state annually.
Losing a loved one in a fatal collision is devastating. Unfortunately, there are many instances in which victims lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents that are preventable. Instead, drivers recklessly control their vehicles and cause fatal injuries to others. In some cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
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