DeErick Williams II Killed in Rear-End Collision on US 183 [Austin, TX]

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DeErick Williams II Killed in Rear-End Collision on US 183 [Austin, TX]

10-Year-Old Boy Pronounced Dead after Rear-End Accident near Horseshoe Loop

AUSTIN, TX (February 22, 2024) – Monday evening, DeErick Williams II was killed in a rear-end collision on US 183.

Authorities arrived to the 200 block of southbound US 183 near Horseshoe Loop around 7:20 p.m., on February 12th.

According to reports, a sedan was stopped in the middle lane with its hazards on. There, the driver of a southbound hatchback rear-ended the sedan, causing injuries to two children inside.

Despite life-saving efforts, medics later pronounced 10-year-old Williams II dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the other child was transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition.

Investigators say the driver of the hatchback remained at the scene and cooperated with the officers. He also sustained minor injuries.

At this time, an active investigation to determine further information is still currently underway. Once available, more details will be provided.


No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of DeErick Williams II.


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