News: 2 people hospitalized following crash on SH-71 in Del Valle

DEL VALLE, TX – Two people were hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision on State Highway 71 in Dell Valle this evening, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

#ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @TC_Fire_Rescue are responding to a Vehicle Rescue at E Sh 71 Wb/Kellam Rd (19:04). 911 caller reporting 2 vehicle collision w/ 4 possible patients, 1 is pinned in their vehicle. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in the area & #MoveOverSlowDown. More to follow.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) July 29, 2021

The crash happened at E SH-71 westbound, near Kellam Road, at 7:04 p.m., and involved two vehicles.

Three people were injured in the crash.

One of those victims was declared a trauma alert, and then was taken to St. David’s Austin South for the treatment of possibly severe injuries.

The second patient was taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.

The third victim refused transport at the scene.

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