Michael Cannatti Killed in Multi-Car Accident at Jollyville Road and Balcones Woods Drive in Austin

Michael Cannatti ID’d as Driver Killed in Austin Crash at Jollyville Road and Balcones Woods Drive

Austin, Texas (April 23, 2019) – Authorities have identified the driver who was killed last week Wednesday in a multi-car accident in north Austin as Michael Cannatti, 70.

The deadly crash happened in the 1100 block of Jollyville Road and Balcones Woods Drive Wednesday, April 17.

Police said an Isuzu conventional truck was heading northbound on Jollyville Road approaching the intersection of Balcones Woods Drive when it failed to control speed and entered the intersection.

The Isuzu then hit the driver’s side of a Cadillac. The Isuzu continued to travel across the intersection and hit the front of a Mazda sedan, which was facing southbound on Jollyville Road.

Cannatti was taken to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the accident is urged to contact APD’s Vehicular Homicide Unit Detectives at (512) 974-6935. Tips can also be submitted by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

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