Person severely injured in early-morning pin-in crash on Capital of Texas Hwy
AUSTIN, TX – One person was severely injured in a pin-in collision on the Capital of Texas Highway early this morning, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple #ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo assets on-scene of a reported Pin-in collision at 6800 blk of N Capital of Texas Hwy SB (00:45); Responders advising a single vehicle rollover with extrication in progress. #ATCEMSMedics have declared the patient a Trauma Alert. More to Follow..
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 11, 2021
The crash happened in the 6800 block of N Capital of Texas Hwy southbound at 12:45 a.m., when a single vehicle crashed and overturned about 20 feet off the road.
One person was pinned within the wreckage and declared a trauma alert. After being rescued by emergency crews, they were taken to Dell Seton Medical Center for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.
Drivers were told to expect continued traffic delays near the scene and to watch for investigators.
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