AUSTIN, TX – Two people suffered major injuries after a collision with an 18-wheeler in North Austin early Wednesday morning.
Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the crash just after 12:30 a.m. near the intersection of N Lamar Boulevard and W Braker Lane.
Vehicle Rescue N Lamar Blvd / W Braker Ln (02:34) vehicle vs 18-wheeler collision. 2 patients (1 pinned 1 outside the vehicle) both trauma alerts, extrication in progress. Expect #ATXTraffic delays. #MoveOverSlowDown if in the area. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/Kw5JgDEHNo
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) April 12, 2022
Crews extricated one of the victims who was pinned in their vehicle. They were taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries.
The other person was transported to the hospital as a trauma patient with serious injuries.
A third person involved refused medical treatment at the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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