Three people hurt when car collides with tree in Southpark Meadows area
AUSTIN, TX – Three people sustained injuries after a vehicle collided with a tree in south Austin this evening, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police responding to reported single Auto v Tree collision at 10700 S IH 35 SB (18:44); Initial unconfirmed reports of 2 unconscious patients. Expect traffic delays in the area. More to Follow…
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) January 2, 2021
The accident happened in the Southpark Meadows area, in the 10700 block of I-35 S, at about 6:45 p.m., when a vehicle collided with a tree.
Initial reports stated that two people were unconscious when responders were called to the scene.
One person was taken to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.
Another victim suffered serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
A third person was taken in for treatment of minor wounds.
The identities of the victims and the cause of the accident have not yet been released.
ATCEMS advised travelers to avoid the area due to traffic delays.
The investigation continues at this time.
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