Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle on Airport Blvd
AUSTIN, TX – One person sustained life-threatening during a pedestrian accident on Airport Boulevard last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo are on scene of an Auto vs. Pedestrian Collision at Airport Blvd / E 40th St (21:29). Initial reports of a single patient struck by a vehicle, possibly unconscious. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in the area, avoid if possible. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) January 10, 2021
The crash happened at the intersection of E 40th Street and Airport Blvd at 9:29 p.m., when one person was struck by a vehicle.
The victim, whose identity has yet to be released, was declared a trauma alert. The victim was taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of severe, life-threatening wounds.
No other injuries were reported in the accident.
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