Person critically injured in pedestrian accident on Burnet Road
AUSTIN, TX – One person was critically injured during a pedestrian accident on Burnet Road on Friday night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMSMedics, @AustinFireInfo , & @Austin_Police responding Burnet Rd / Justin Ln (20:20) Vehicle vs pedestrian collision with on scene AFD reporting a critical patient being prepped for transport. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in area & #MoveOverSlowDown More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) May 1, 2021
The crash happened near the intersection of Justin Road and Burnet Road at 8:20 p.m., when a driver collided with a pedestrian.
An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds.
Drivers were told to expect extended traffic delays as authorities worked the accident.
The identity of the victim and the cause of the crash are not available at this time.
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