Person critically injured after crashing into pillar on Research Blvd
AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries following a collision on Research Boulevard this evening, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple assets responding vehicle rescue 8868 Research Blvd Svrd Sb (19:25) @AustinFireInfo confirming single vehicle into pillar with single vehicle entrapped. Extrication underway. #MoveOverSlowDown or avoid the area. Expect #ATXTraffic delays. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 5, 2021
Reports suggest the driver crashed into a pillar at about 4:25 p.m. at 8868 Research Boulevard, near Metric Boulevard. One person was entrapped within the wreckage as a result.
After being extricated by emergency crews, the victim, who was not immediately identified, was taken to Dell Seton to receive treatment for critical, life-threatening injuries.
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