Person airlifted to hospital following multi-vehicle crash on SH-71
BEE CAVE, TX – Austin-Travis County EMS reports that one person was airlifted to the hospital following a multi-vehicle collision on State Highway 71 yesterday evening.
Multiple assets from #ATCEMS & @LakeTravisFR 13700-14301 W Sh 71 (18:31) Multiple vehicle collision with pinin, multiple patients. On scene command requesting 2nd ambulance & @STAR_Flight_TC. Expect traffic delays & closures, #MoveOverSlowDown. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) June 11, 2021
The collision occurred at 6:31 p.m. in the 13700-14301 blocks of W SH-71, when multiple vehicles collided, causing several people to be pinned within the wreckage.
An adult victim was declared a trauma alert, and then was airlifted to the hospital with serious, possibly life-threatening wounds.
Another victim, a juvenile, refused transport to the hospital.
The cause of the crash was not immediately released.
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