Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 9:29 p.m.
Location: 9800 block N. IH 35 NB
Deceased: Allison Hollingshead Banks | White female | 5/30/1985
The preliminary investigation indicates that a white, Freightliner truck towing a white, Great Dane semi-trailer was broken down in the outside shoulder in the 9800 block N. IH 35 NB proper. The black, Ford Edge driven by Allison Hollingshead Banks, for an unknown reason, drove into the rear of the tractor trailer. Allison Hollingshead Banks was transported to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased on 12/9/19 at 11:25 a.m.
Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit at (512) 974-4278. You can also submit tips by downloading Austin PD’s free mobile app on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s 80th fatal traffic crash of 2019, resulting in 82 fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were 71 fatal traffic crashes and 72 traffic fatalities.
These statements are from the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.