It has been reported that an intoxicated driver struck and injured numerous people at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas injuring at least 23 victims, 5 of which are currently in critical condition, and unfortunately killing 2. This post will be updated as more information becomes available.
23 individuals have been transported. Of those 5 are in critical condition, 2 deceased. #SXSW
— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) March 13, 2014
Updated (as of 3:25 March 13) info on the identity of the driver and victims here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-sxsw-austin-car-hits-crowd-20140313,0,6321397.story
Our positive and hopeful thoughts remain with the victims, friends, and families of all of those affected.
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