Pedestrian hospitalized for life-threatening injuries after getting struck by car in Austin
AUSTIN, TX – A Saturday morning pedestrian versus car crash at West 5th Street and Lavaca Street seriously injured one person.
According to ATCEMS, the collision happened at West 5th Street and Lavaca Street before 3 am. The cause of the crash was not reported, but the impact was enough to injure a pedestrian. As a result, the victim was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center for life-threatening injuries.
Auto vs Pedestrian Collision at W 5th St / Lavaca St (02:48). #ATCEMS & @austinfireinfo are on scene reporting 1 adult patient involved, who was struck by a vehicle & has been declared a Trauma Alert. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in the area & avoid if possible. More info to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) July 30, 2022
The pedestrian and driver’s names were not released. Additional details pertaining to the crash are unavailable.
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