AUSTIN, TX – Emergency crews reported to the scene of a serious solo accident in east-central Austin on Thursday night, ATCEMS reports.
Motor Vehicle Collision at 1504 E 51st St (19:37). #ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo are on scene of a single vehicle into a pole. #ATCEMSMedics report they have CPR in progress on an adult patient. Expect #ATXTraffic in the area & avoid if possible. More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/7wQNMBzNvu — ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 22, 2023
The incident happened at 7:37 p.m. in the area of 1504 East 51st Street, just east of I-35 and west of Bartholomew District Park.
Police say that one person sustained life-threatening injuries when their vehicle collided with a pole. Medics performed CPR at the scene, but the outcome is unclear.
Officials encouraged drivers to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.
The investigation is ongoing.
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