Man dies in auto-motorcycle crash in SW Austin

A motorcyclist in his 20s died Thursday following an auto-motorcycle crash in South West Austin, the Austin Police Department confirmed to KVUE.

APD received the call regarding the collision at 5:39 p.m., and responded to the intersection of Silvermine Drive and TX-71. The victim, who police said was not wearing his helmet when he crashed, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The motorcyclists was the only person injured in the crash and treated by EMS.

FINAL Silvermine Dr/W Sh 71 (17:38) auto vs motorcycle collision. #ATCEMSMedics transported ~20s male (MC driver) to St David’s South Austin with critical life threatening injuries, CPR in progress. EMS clear scene. Expect closures in the area. No further information available.

— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 12, 2018

APD confirmed the victim died at the hospital at 6:09 p.m.

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