Date: July 11, 2021
Time: 2:44 a.m.
Location: 4400 Block East Ben White Blvd.
Deceased: Fabian Xavier Mireles Hispanic male, born February 10, 2005
Raul Vargas Jr. Hispanic male, born October 9, 1980
Juan Antonio Mireles Perez, Hispanic male, born July 14, 1981
The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified the decedents in the July 11 crash in the 4400 block of E. Ben White Blvd. as Fabien Xavier Mireles, Raul Vargas Jr., and Juan Antonio Mireles-Perez.
Officers responded to a crash where a Gray 2009 Chevy Silverado truck and a maroon 2009 four door Acura were traveling west bound when their vehicles made contact with each other. This caused the Silverado truck to go over the barrier coming to rest on its roof in a parking lot near the frontage road. All three occupants in the Silverado died at the scene.
The passenger in the Acura was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Highway Investigation Tip Line at 512-974-8111, utilize the Crime Stoppers tip line at 512-472-8477 (TIPS), or the Crime Stoppers app. You may remain anonymous.
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This is Austin’s 60th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 65 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 43 fatal crashes resulting in 46 fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.