4 people hospitalized after vehicle overturns on Mopac Expwy
AUSTIN, TX – Four people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle overturned on the Mopac Expressway yesterday afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple assets from #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police responding reported vehicle rescue 5200 N Mopac Expy Nb (15:45) 1 vehicle rolled over with 1 entrapment. Expect #ATXTraffic delays & #MoveOverSlowDown if in the area. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 9, 2021
The accident happened in the 5200 block of northbound Mopac Expressway N at 3:45 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.
At least one person was trapped within the wreckage for nearly 30 minutes.
Three people were declared trauma alerts and were taken to the hospital in Round Rock with possibly severe injuries.
An additional victim was transported to the hospital with non-critical wounds.
The cause of the crash is not available at this time.
Drivers were asked to avoid the area and to expect heavy traffic delays.
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