News: 1 pinned, extricated after pin-in crash on Bastrop Hwy
AUSTIN, TX – A pin-in crash near the Austin International Airport seriously injured one person before 2:30 a.m. Thursday.
The collision occurred on the westbound lanes of 1513 to the 1579 block of East State Highway 71, according to ATCEMS.
Vehicle Rescue 1513-1579 E SH 71 WB (02:19 x-street Brandt) #ATCEMSMedics & @austinfiredept are on scene with one patient pinned in their vehicle. Extrication is in progress. Expect #ATXTraffic delays & seek an alternate route. #MoveOverSlowDown More information to follow. pic.twitter.com/vti0iBpq62
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) December 8, 2022
The seriously injured person was pinned and extricated from their vehicle by medics and taken to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.
Details are preliminary, and updates will be posted to the news blog when they become available.
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