Location: West William Cannon Drive and Ridge Oak Road
Deceased: Ann Bottenfield-Seago, White female, DOB 02/15/1960
The preliminary investigation shows that the grey, 2003 Volkwagen Jetta being driven by Ann Bottenfield-Seago failed to yield at a stop sign while attempting to turn westbound on to West William Cannon Drive from Ridge Oak Road. The Jetta collided with a black, 2017 Chevrolet truck that was eastbound in the inside lane of West William Cannon Drive. Bottenfield-Seago was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger in the Jetta and the driver of the truck were both transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No charges are expected to be filed.
APD is investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding this case should call APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-3761. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
This is Austin’s second fatal traffic crash of 2018, resulting in two fatalities this year. At this time in 2018, there were two fatal traffic crashes and three traffic fatalities.
These statements are based on the initial assessment of the fatal crash and investigation is still pending. Fatality information may change.
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