AUSTIN, TX – Officials with Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services responded to reports of a vehicle hanging off of an overpass in South Austin Monday night.
The incident happened in the 4900 block of U.S. Highway 290 shortly after 9:00 p.m., according to the official Twiter page of Austin-Travis County EMS.
#ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo are responding to a Vehicle Rescue at 4975-5035 W Us 290 Hwy Eb (21:10). Initial reports of a vehicle hanging off the side of an overpass, with 1 patient trapped inside. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) August 18, 2020
Officials extracted three individuals from the vehicle on the overpass. One patient was transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center while two others refused transport and were released at the scene.
Information regarding the circumstances leading up to the crash is still forthcoming.
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