ROUND ROCK, TX – A bicyclist was sent to the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle yesterday in the Jollyville neighborhood, about 4.5 miles southwest of Round Rock.
According to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident happened in the 7700 block of W Parmer Lane just after 6 p.m. when the driver of a passenger vehicle collided with a bicyclist.
Multiple #ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo assets responding to a reported Auto v Bicycle incident at 7700 W Parmer Ln (18:05); On-scene responders advising CPR in progress. Expect heavy traffic delays, closures and increased public safety activity in the area. More to Follow…
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 19, 2020
EMS administered CPR on the victim, who was then taken to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.
ATCEMS warned travelers to avoid the area, as road closures and heavy traffic was expected to last for a while.
The accident remains under investigation at this time.
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