Child dead, 4 others injured in early-morning crash on SH-130
PFLUGERVILLE, TX – A child was killed, and four other people, including a teenager and another child, were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle collision on State Highway 130 early this morning, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATXTrafficFatality FINAL Motor Vehicle Collision at 10000blk N Sh 130 Svrd Nb: #ATCEMSMedics have transported 2 adults to Dell Seton Medical Center, both with potentially serious injuries. 1 patient refused EMS transport.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) May 23, 2021
The crash happened at 12:33 a.m. in the 10000 block of the N SH-130 service road northbound, when six vehicles collided.
A child was pronounced dead at the scene before 1 a.m.
The four remaining victims were declared trauma alerts. Two of those, a teenager and a child, were taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center for the treatment of possibly serious wounds.
Two adult victims were taken to Dell Seton, also with potentially serious injuries.
One person refused transport at the scene.
Authorities advised drivers to expect heavy traffic delays in the area.
The crash remains under investigation.
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