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Smoke inhalation injuries reported in Williamson County house fire

TAYLOR, TX (WILLIAMSON COUNTY) – A man was injured when his home in Williamson County caught fire last night, according to KXAN.

The fire broke out at a home in Taylor, located east of Hutto, in the 500 block of W Rio Grande at about 7:15 p.m.

A resident of the home was taken to a local Williamson County hospital for the treatment of smoke inhalation injuries.

No others were reported as hurt.

Firefighters from Taylor and Hutto were able to put out the blaze nearly two hours later, at about 9 p.m.

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Pedestrian struck and killed by train in Kyle

KYLE, TX – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a train in Kyle yesterday afternoon, according to a report published by KXAN.

The accident was reported by KXAN at 5:39 p.m. and occurred near I-35 at the Opal Ln railroad crossing.

Details of the collision are slim at this time, but officers closed the roadways in the area yesterday for the investigation, which continues at this time.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

This is a developing news story, and further details will be published once they are made available.

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Two people hurt in rush hour head-on collision in S Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two drivers were hurt in a head-on car accident in south Austin on Tuesday afternoon, according to a crash report published by MyAccident.org.

The accident happened in the 8500 block of S Congress Ave, near the Parkridge Gardens area, just before 5 p.m. when the driver of a gray 2018 Ford, a 24-year-old man from Cleburne, failed to yield while making a left turn. The front of the Ford collided with the front-right of a red 2014 Chrysler driven by a 23-year-old man from Kyle.

In the accident, the driver of the Ford suffered what authorities suspect was a serious injury, while the other driver sustained non-critical wounds.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

Both men were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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At least one person injured in T-bone crash in S Congress area

AUSTIN, TX – At least one person was reported injured in a T-bone crash in the south Austin area on Wednesday afternoon, according to an accident report published by MyAccident.org.

The crash happened in the South Congress neighborhood area on E Stassney Ln, near I-35 and the Stassney Heights Shopping Center, just before 12:30 p.m. when the driver of a black 2009 Lexus reportedly failed to yield at a stop sign.

The driver of the Lexus, a 36-year-old man from Austin, collided with the side of a black 2012 Ford driven by a 24-year-old Austin man.

The Ford’s driver reported non-critical injuries as a result of the collision. Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts when the crash occurred.

No other injuries were reported in the accident.

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Man reported injured after being rear-ended on SH-71 in W Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One injury was reported following a two-vehicle accident caused by an unlicensed driver in west Austin on Wednesday morning, according to an accident report posted by MyAccident.org.

The accident happened on SH-71 near Fletcher Lane at about 11:05 a.m. after the driver of a white 1993 Ford ran through a traffic light.

The Ford, driven by a 42-year-old man from Dripping Springs who was not carrying a valid license, then collided with the rear of a white 2014 Honda.

The driver of the Honda, a 37-year-old man, was reported as injured in the crash. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time.

The driver of the Ford and his passenger, a 33-year-old man, were not hurt in the collision.

All three men were wearing a seatbelt when the accident occurred.

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Person taken to hospital after falling from bike on Greenbelt Trail

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after they fell from a bicycle on the Greenbelt Trail in east Austin this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 3000 block of Delwau Lane on the Greenbelt Trail at 7:43 a.m.

The victim, who was not identified in the report, was conscious when emergency officials made contact and extricated them from the scene.

The victim was taken to Dell Seton with injuries to an extremity that were not expected to be life-threatening.

No other injuries were reported in the accident.

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One person injured after being trapped in Hwy 290 crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after being trapped in the wreckage of a collision on E Highway 290 last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

 

The crash happened in the 8500 block of the 290 service road just before 10 p.m. when at least one vehicle crashed.

One person was trapped in the wreckage for about fifteen minutes while authorities worked to extricate them. The victim, whose identity was not revealed in the report, was declared a trauma alert, then taken to Dell Seton with potentially serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

The circumstances of the crash have not been revealed at this time.

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Three people injured in pin-in car crash in S Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Three people were taken to the hospital after a pin-in car accident in south Austin last night, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The crash happened in the Double Creek Village neighborhood, near the intersection of Onion Creek Parkway and the S I-35 service road at about 7:45 p.m.

One person was trapped in the wreckage for a few minutes before being extricated by emergency crews and taken to the hospital with potentially serious injuries.

Another two occupants of the vehicle were taken to the same hospital with non-critical injuries.

Authorities did not give details about the circumstances of the crash or the identities of the victims.

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One person dead in motorcycle vs. auto crash in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person died as a result of a motorcycle accident in north Austin this afternoon, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 12000 block of Research Boulevard just before 1 p.m. when a vehicle and a motorcycle collided.

One person, whose identity was not revealed in the report, died at the scene of the accident.

The circumstances of the collision were not available.

ATCEMS warned travelers to avoid the area, due to heavy traffic delays due to the investigation of the accident.

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Three people taken to hospital after Montopolis car accident

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.

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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