SXSW Deadly Crash
Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The South by Southwest Music Festival kicked off Tuesday afternoon in Austin. And after a deadly 2014 DWI crash, safety is priority number one for law enforcement there. CBS […]
North Texan Curtisha Davis remembers walking down Red River Street in Austin, heading to a restaurant to get food. The next thing she remembers is waking up in a hospital bed.
A grand jury has indicted the suspect in the deadly South By Southwest crash in Austin on capital murder and murder charges. The Travis County grand jury indicted Rashad Owens on one capital murder count and four counts of murder.
De’Andre Tatum, 18, was laid to rest at Greater Commission Baptist Church Saturday. The teen was one of four people to die as a result of the deadly South by Southwest incident that happened on March 13.
Deandre Tatum, the teenager who had been in a coma at an Austin hospital since the March 13th South By Southwest incident, has now died. He is now the 4th person that has died as a result of the crash.
One of the two Fort Worth victims of last week’s deadly South by Southwest crash in Austin is back home in North Texas. Curtisha Davis’ life was turned upside down when an accused drunk driver drove through a crowd at the SXSW Festival.
Austin Police have confirmed that a third victim has died as a result of injuries suffered in last week’s deadly crash at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin.
The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after smashing through a street barricade at SXSW did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds. Rashad Owens is now charged with one count of Capital Murder.
A deadly crash doesn’t seem to be slowing down SXSW. Crowds have been packing venues near the site where an alleged drunk driver plowed into a crowd of concertgoers. A memorial for the victims and their families sits among the throngs of people.
The question so many people are asking is what was alleged SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens thinking? While it may be some time — if ever– before we know a definitive answer to that question, CBS 11 News has learned why the suspect was in Austin.
Two people are dead and more than 20 others are hurt in Austin, after a suspected drunk driver blasted through barricades and down a street packed with people attending the South by Southwest Festival.
CBS 11 News learned that a young couple from Fort Worth is among those injured in the Austin crash at the South by Southwest festival. Both remain hospitalized – one in a medically induced coma.