Woman Killed in North Austin 18 Wheeler Wreck on Burnet Rd.

Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 14-Jan-2014

A North Austin collision between an SUV and an 18 wheeler that was backing into the roadway left one woman dead on Sunday, officials said on Tuesday when they released her identity.

Police identified the woman as 65-year-old Rebecca E. Bishop, a resident of Austin.

According to police reports, Bishop was driving an SUV and struck the semi-truck, which was backing up onto Burnet Rd.

Officials said Bishop was pinned inside her SUV and was pronounced dead at the scene of the Austin 18 wheeler accident. Paramedics were unable to revive her, they told KVUE news.

The driver of the big rig was not injured in the Travis County wreck and remained at the scene of the crash, cooperating with authorities. Police did not reveal the identity of that driver. No other vehicle were involved in the truck crash.

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