Person critically injured in late-night rollover accident on Hwy 290
AUSTIN, TX – One person suffered critical injuries in a rollover accident on Highway 290 late Friday night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMSMedics, @AustinFireInfo, & @Austin_Police on scene 9293-9391 E Us 290 Hwy Eb (23:03) Rollover collision with serious injuries. Expect #ATXTraffic delays & closures in the area. Avoid if possible. #MoveOverSlowDown if in the area. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) June 12, 2021
The collision happened at 9293-9391 E Highway 290 eastbound at 11:03 p.m., when at least one vehicle crashed and overturned.
An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds.
Drivers were asked to avoid the area and to expect traffic delays near the scene.
No other information was immediately released.
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