Person critically injured after early-morning rollover on Research Blvd
AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries following an early-morning rollover crash on Research Boulevard, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMSMedics, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police on scene 8500 RESEARCH BLVD NB (02:01) Single vehicle collision with CPR in progress. Expect #ATXtraffic delays & #MoveOverSlowDown More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) August 1, 2021
The collision occurred in the 8500 block of northbound Research Blvd at 2:01 a.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.
Medics performed CPR and what were described as “extensive medical procedures” on a victim and were able to regain a pulse. The patient, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was taken to Dell Seton to receive treatment for critical, life-threatening injuries.
Drivers were told to drive carefully and to expect heavy traffic delays near the scene.
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