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One dead, one in critical condition after Archeleta Blvd crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person is dead and another has been airlifted to the hospital in grave condition following an accident in southwest Austin, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 11900 block of Archeleta Boulevard at 7:53 p.m., according to ATCEMS. One person was trapped in the wreckage for a short time before being extricated by emergency crews. Another victim in the crash was ejected from the vehicle.

One of the victims died at the scene of the accident. Their identity has not been made public.

The other victim was airlifted to Dell Seton for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

ATCEMS warned motorists to avoid the area and expect traffic delays due to road closures from the crash.

Authorities continue to investigate the accident at this time.

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