AUSTIN, TX – Two individuals were rushed to the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash west of Austin Tuesday evening.
According to the official Twitter page of Austin – Travis County EMS, the collision occurred within the 10555 block of SH 71 at about 6:41 a.m.
Multiple assets from #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @LakeTravisFR responding 10400-10555 W Sh 71 (18:41) Reported vehicle rescue involving a 2 vehicle collision. #MoveOverSlowDown for responders on scene. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in the area. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 8, 2020
Officials extracted one patient who was pinned inside of their vehicle and transported them to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, potentially life-threatening injuries.
Another person involved was taken to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center to be treated for potentially serious injuries.
Details regarding the cause of the crash have not yet been released. We will continue to monitor this ongoing situation for any developments.
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