AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a vehicle reportedly caught on fire during a motorcycle crash in south Austin early today, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police responding to a reported Vehicle collision at ~3000 blk of E Ben White Blvd EB (00:47); Initial reports of a vehicle on fire, fully engulfed. Unknown patients or severity of injuries. Expect road closures. More to follow…
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 20, 2020
The accident happened in the 3000 block of E Ben White Blvd in the Parker Lane area, just after 12:45 a.m. when a car and a motorcycle collided.
One person was declared a trauma alert, then was taken to South Austin Medical Center with serious injuries thought to be potentially life-threatening.
Authorities did not reveal the circumstances of the crash or the identities of the drivers.
ATCEMS warned travelers in the area to expect traffic delays and road closures as investigators surveyed the scene.
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AUSTIN, TX – Three people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle car accident in the Montopolis area this morning, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMSMedics, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police on scene 5801-5817 E Riverside Dr (09:57) On scene AFD confirming vehicle rescue. 2 vehicle collision, 3 patients with 1 patient entrapped. Evaluations & extrication underway. #MoveOverSlowDown for responders working the scene.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 12, 2020
The accident happened around 5817 E Riverside Drive, near the intersection with Grove Boulevard, when two vehicles collided just after 10 a.m. One person was trapped within the wreckage for about 15 minutes while authorities worked to extricate them.
The trapped patient and another victim in the crash were taken to St. David’s South as trauma alerts with potentially serious injuries. Another person was taken to Dell Seton Hospital with what ATCEMS described as a “potentially serious medical condition.”
The identities of the victims have not been released at this time.
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AUSTIN, TX – Austin Police have a male suspect in custody following a Sunday morning home invasion that left one victim dead and another seriously injured.
According to CBS Austin, the altercation occurred within the 2900 block of Pecan Springs Road in Northeast Austin at about 8:00 a.m. Upon their arrival, Austin Police began performing life-saving efforts on one victim who had appeared to sustain a stabbing injury. The victim later died in transport to a local hospital.
The other patient was transported safely to the hospital and underwent surgery for their injuries.
Officials have arrested Raul Luevano, 38, in relation to the incident. Another suspect has been identified and is pending booking as of Monday evening.
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