Hasty left turn causes fiery 290 truck crash Posted in: News A fiery crash on U.S. Highway 290 last month was caused by one truck failing to yield to another when attempting to turn onto State Highway 95, according to the official crash report.On Monday, September 20 at 4:25 a.m., a box truck, owned by an Austin entity and driven by a 61-year-old man from Elgin, was traveling westbound in the left lane of Highway 290 at the 1200 block, according to the crash report from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). At that time, a truck tractor hauling an open rock hauler trailer, driven by a 59-year-old man from Hutto,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!