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Jack-knifed semi and vehicle collide on US 290

AUSTIN, TX- An 18-wheeler crashed into a car and jack-knifed Friday afternoon on US 290, causing one hospitalization, according to KXAN.

The collision occurred at approximately 4:00pm, trapping the vehicle underneath the car. Officials arrived to the scene of the incident to help extinguish a vehicle fire, clean a fuel spill, and clear the crash site. One person was reported to be hospitalized after the crash, even though no injuries were reported initially.

We will be monitoring for further information as it becomes available.

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