Location: Jollyville Rd. and Balcones Woods Drive.
Deceased: Michael Cannatti, White male, D.O.B. 6-25-48
The preliminary investigation revealed that a white, 2018 Isuzu conventional truck was traveling northbound in the 1100 block of Jollyville road, approaching the intersection of Balcones Woods Dr. A white, 2015 Cadillac XTS was traveling westbound on Balcones Woods Dr. The Isuzu failed to control speed and entered the intersection striking the Cadillac on the driver’s side. The Isuzu continued across the intersection and struck the front of a gray, 2013 Mazda sedan who was facing south on Jollyville Rd.
The driver of the Cadillac, Michael Cannatti, was transported to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries.
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 19th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 20 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 19 fatal traffic crashes and 20 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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