1 killed, 1 injured in car fire on FM 812 Rd in Elroy area
ELROY, TX – One person was killed and another was injured in a car fire on FM 812 Road in Elroy last night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple assets responding 15908-16113 Fm 812 Rd (20:25 x-street Peterson Rd) Reported vehicle rescue with a vehicle on fire & a patient possibly inside. Avoid the area & expect #ATXTraffic closures. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/6SuN7v1Tdl
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 6, 2022
The incident happened in the area of 15908-16113 FM 812 Road near Peterson Road at 8:25 p.m., when a vehicle caught on fire while at least one person was still inside.
Authorities confirmed that one adult was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second adult victim was declared a trauma alert, then taken to Seton Kyle to receive treatment for possibly severe injuries.
No further details are available at this time.
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