Child and 5 adults injured in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 183
AUSTIN, TX – Six people, including a child, were injured in a pin-in collision on Highway 183 earlier this evening, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple #ATCEMS, @STAR_Flight_TC & @TCFRESD11 responding to a reported Multi-vehicle Pin-in Collision at 9900 blk of S Us 183 Hwy (cross street Maha Loop)(19:57); 1 confirmed pinned patient with unknown number of patients. More to Follow…
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) March 29, 2021
The accident occurred in the 9900 block of S Highway 183, near Maha Loop, at 7:57 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided.
One person was pinned within the wreckage of the crash for a time.
Authorities declared all six patients to be trauma alerts.
A child was taken to Dell Children’s with severe, life-threatening injuries.
Authorities took two adults to South Austin Medical, with one of them suffering critical, life-threatening wounds, and the other sustaining serious injuries that were possibly life-threatening.
Two other adults were taken to Dell Seton with severe wounds that were not expected to be life-threatening.
The final patient was taken to South Austin for the treatment of non-critical wounds.
The cause of the crash and the identities of the victims were not immediately released.
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