AUSTIN, TX – One person was severely injured after a vehicle collided with a building in the North Lamar area earlier tonight, according to a tweet posted by the Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police responding to a reported Auto v Building in the ~1700 blk of Rutland Dr (20:34); On-scene #ATCEMSMedics declaring 1 unconscious patient a Trauma Alert. More to Follow…
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) November 23, 2020
The accident happened in the 1700 block of Rutland Drive at 8:34 p.m.
One person was declared a trauma alert and was unconscious when medics arrived at the scene.
The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified by officials, was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center for the treatment of severe, possibly life-threatening wounds.
Authorities advised travelers to avoid the area, as delays were likely, and to watch for first responders possibly still conducting their investigation.
No further information is available at this time.
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