20 charges added in South by Southwest fatal crash

This undated photo provided by the Austin Police Department in Austin, Texas, shows Rashad Charjuan Owens. Owens, the driver who killed two people when he smashed his car through a barrier and into a street thronged with attendees of the South By Southwest festival, has been charged with capital murder. A district judge on Friday, March 14, 2014, set bail for Owens at $3 million. He remains jailed. (AP Photo/Austin Police Department)
This undated photo provided by the Austin Police Department in Austin, Texas, shows Rashad Charjuan Owens. Owens, the driver who killed two people when he smashed his car through a barrier and into a street thronged with attendees of the South By Southwest festival, has been charged with capital murder. A district judge on Friday, March 14, 2014, set bail for Owens at $3 million. He remains jailed. (AP Photo/Austin Police Department)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A driver already charged with murder is facing 20 new charges of aggravated assault after he plowed into a crowd during the South by Southwest music festival in Austin.

Jail documents posted online Tuesday list the additional charges against 21-year-old Rashad Owens. An arrest report says Owens accelerated through a crowd, killing four people dead and leaving 17 injured.

He has already been charged with one count of capital murder in the March 13 incident.

Police say Owens was fleeing a patrolman and driving down a street that was closed for the music festival when the crash happened.

Each new charge is punishable by 99 years in prison. Owens is in jail with bail set at $3 million.

No new murder charges were listed, though more could be added later.

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