Child, 3 adults hospitalized after semi-truck and SUV collide on SH-130
AUSTIN, TX – Four people, including a child, were hospitalized following a pin-in crash involving a semi-truck on State Highway 130 this morning, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMS, @austinfireinfo & ESD 11 are on scene of a Vehicle Rescue at 5432 S Sh 130 Sb (10:46). #ATCEMSMedics reporting a 2 vehicle collision involving a semi truck vs an SUV, with 3 total patients. 2 patients are pinned in their vehicles w/extrication in progress. More to follow pic.twitter.com/akkVkPfzqW
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 23, 2022
The crash happened at 5432 S SH-130 northbound service road at 10:46 a.m., when a semi-truck and an SUV collided.
Two people were pinned within their vehicles as a result of the crash. Two victims were also declared trauma alerts.
After freeing them from the wreckage, authorities transported one adult victim to South Austin Medical Center to receive treatment for critical, life-threatening injuries.
The second pinned victim was taken to the same hospital with possible severe wounds.
Another adult was also taken to South Austin Medical Center to receive treatment for possibly serious injuries.
A child was brought to Dell Children’s Medical Center for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The cause of the crash was not immediately available.
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