Date: September 27, 2020
Time: 5:50 a.m.
Location: Springdale and U.S. Hwy 290
Deceased: Jeffrey Bourgeois, White male, (D.O.B 12/31/1966)
The preliminary investigation shows that the grey, 2020 Toyota Corolla driven by Jeffrey Bourgeouis was traveling eastbound on U.S. Hwy 290 when a southbound grey, 2006 Honda Accord ran the red light at Springdale. The Accord struck the Corolla which then crashed into a silver, 2008 Nissan Quest.
The occupants in all three vehicles were transported to Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas. Jeffrey Bourgeouis died at the hospital on October 9, 2020 from crash-related injuries.
This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 66th fatal traffic crash of 2020, resulting in 71 fatalities this year. At this time in 2019, there were 63 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.