News: Crash on TX 71, Bastrop Hwy along ramp prompts delays

AUSTIN, TX – Officials were dispatched to a collision on the eastbound lanes of TX 71 early Friday afternoon. 

The collision was first reported before 1:30 p.m., as indicated in a tweet from Total Traffic Austin. The crash happened where TX 71 and the Bastrop Highway intersect near the Austin International Airport. 

The collision prompted at least one lane closure on the entrance ramp. Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek alternative routes where applicable. 

No additional information was made available, but updates will be posted as more details come to light. 

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