Andrew Joseph Benavidez Obituary – Death
Officers have identified the victim of the Blanco Road accident as 32 year old Andrew Joseph Benavidez. The accident occurred around 7:30 pm on Sunday in the 24000 block of Blanco Road.
According to reports from the accident scene, Benavidez’s vehicle swerved off into oncoming traffic and collided with a pickup truck. Benavidez was pronounced death at the scene while other injured victims of the crash were taken to the hospital and treated for minor injuries.
Several others involved in that wreck were transported to an area hospital with non-fatal injuries. Both accidents led to an hours-long road closure as crews worked at the scenes. Traffic heading northbound was diverted at Blanco/W Oak Estates Drive, and southbound traffic was redirected at Blanco Road and Tracy Drive.
Investigations are still ongoing on the case.