Crash Report: 3-vehicle fatality at 2222/360

Case:                              21-3630293

Time:                              7:53 a.m.

Date:                              December 29, 2021

Location:                        5900 block of FM 2222

Deceased:                      Egypt Catai West, Black female, 11/13/1994

The Austin Police Department (APD) has identified Egypt Catai West as the deceased in this crash.

On December 29, 2021, APD responded to a three-vehicle crash in the 5900 block of FM 2222. The preliminary investigation shows that Ford F150 struck a solid waste collection truck in the inside lane of FM 2222. The contact caused the refuse truck to drive over a small concrete divider and into southbound traffic where it struck a Ford Escape, causing both vehicles to drive off the roadway. The drivers of the Ford F150 and collections truck were transported to the hospital and treated for non-life-threating injuries. The driver of the Ford Escape, Egypt West, was pronounced deceased on scene at 8:04 a.m. by Dr. Escott. 

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. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

This is Austin’s 111th fatal traffic crash of 2021, resulting in 120 fatalities for the year. On the date of this crash in 2020, there were 87 fatal crashes resulting in 93 fatalities.