Pedestrian critically injured after late-night crash on W 6th St
AUSTIN, TX – A victim was severely injured after being hit by a driver in downtown Austin late Friday night, according to information from Austin-Travis County EMS.
Auto vs Pedestrian collision 700blk W 6th (23:59) Trauma alert patient after an auto vs pedestrian collision. Unconscious patient being packaged for transport to Dell Seton. Expect #ATXTraffic closures. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/pxRc7Tb05t
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) June 18, 2022
The collision happened in the 700 block of W 6th Street near Rio Grande Street just before midnight, when a driver collided with an adult pedestrian.
The victim was unconscious when authorities arrived at the scene. They were then taken to Dell Seton to receive treatment for critical, life-threatening injuries.
Drivers were told to expect extended traffic delays near the crash scene.
No further details are available at this time.
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