Person severely hurt after falling off skateboard near Walnut Creek Park
AUSTIN, TX – One person was critically injured after falling from a skateboard near the Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park in North Austin on Friday evening.
According to the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident occurred at 12014 Lincolnshire Drive at 5:04 p.m., when an adult victim fell from a skateboard and onto the paved trail.
#ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo are on scene of a Wilderness Rescue at 12014blk LINCOLNSHIRE DR (17:04). Initial reports of an adult patient w/ traumatic injuries after a fall off a skateboard, on the paved trail. Hasty teams are making their way to the patient now, more info to follow
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 2, 2021
The victim sustained traumatic injuries in the fall.
EMS personnel initially planned to move the victim using a stretcher, and then take them to the ambulance, which would be driven as far down the trail as possible.
The victim was instead taken from the trail via the use of a big wheel and was then declared a trauma alert.
They were taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds. Their identity was not immediately released.
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