TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – Emergency services in Travis County have reported multiple fatalities resulting from a collision in Northeast Austin Friday night.
According to the official Twitter page of Austin- Travis County EMS, the crash occurred shortly after 8:00 p.m. within the 7220 block of FM 973. Initial reports were of two vehicles involved and one person dead at the scene.
Multiple assets from #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo responding to a vehicle rescue 7221 N Fm 973 Rd (19:51) Initial reports of a 2 vehicle collision, 1 vehicle fully involved with reports of patients inside. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) August 22, 2020
Officials discovered a second fatality as a result of the crash. Information regarding what may have caused the crash or whether any other injures were sustained as a result has not yet been released.
This situation is still developing. We will provide any pertinent updates as they are released by Austin police.
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