Vehicle fire reported in East Austin
AUSTIN, TX – Fire and emergency services responded to a collision with a reported vehicle fire in East Austin Tuesday evening.
According to the official Twitter page of Austin – Travis County EMS, the crash occurred shortly before 6:00 p.m. near the intersection of Farm-to-Market 969 Road and Gilbert Road.
Multiple assets responding to Gilbert Rd / Fm 969 Rd (17:52) Reported collision with vehicle rescue & reports of 1 vehicle on fire. #MoveOverSlowDown for responders working the incident. Expect #ATXTraffic delays. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 8, 2020
Initial reports were of two vehicles involved in the crash and one vehicle had caught fire as a result.
No injuries have been reported as a result of the collision. However, authorities are advising motorists to avoid the area throughout Tuesday night while the crash is investigated and cleared from the roadway.
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