Women and 15 year old boy killed in fiery crash on I-35 in Austin
AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 23-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy killed in a crash on North Interstate 35, just south of US 290, on Jan. 4 have been named by the Austin Police Department.
Ashley Martinez was driving a 2001 GMC Jimmy northbound on I-35 when the vehicle stopped in the center lane for an unknown reason. An 18-wheeler rear-ended the SUV, causing it to burst into flames just before midnight.
Both Martinez and her passenger, Eloy Herrera, were killed, police said.