News: 2 people hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash on Southwest Pkwy

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were hospitalized following a multi-vehicle pin-in crash on the Southwest Parkway this evening, according to information from Austin-Travis County EMS.

#ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @OakHillFire are on scene of a Vehicle Rescue at Southwest Pkwy/ Travis Cook Rd (18:44). #ATCEMSMedics reporting multiple vehicles involved w/ 1 adult patient pinned in their vehicle. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in the area. More information to follow.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 11, 2022

The crash happened near the intersection of Southwest Pkwy and Travis Cook Road at 6:44 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided. At least one adult victim was pinned within the wreckage.

After being extricated from their vehicle, the victim was declared a trauma alert, then airlifted to Dell Seton Medical Center to receive treatment for severe injuries that were not expected to be life-threatening.

A person in their late teens was taken to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center with possibly serious, non-life-threatening wounds.

An additional five people were evaluated by paramedics at the scene and refused transport to the hospital.

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