News: Motorcyclist in critical condition after early-morning crash on Cesar Chavez St

AUSTIN, TX – A motorcyclist was critically injured during an early-morning collision on Cesar Chavez Street today, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

#ATCEMS & @AustinFireInfo are on scene of a Motorcycle Collision at 900blk W Cesar Chavez St (00:02). #ATCEMSMedics on scene reporting a single motorcycle collision with one patient involved & CPR is in progress. Expect #ATXTraffic delays near scene, more information to follow.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) June 7, 2021

The collision happened in the 900 block of W Cesar Chavez St, just after midnight, when a single motorcycle crashed.

Authorities performed CPR efforts on the motorcyclist and declared them a trauma alert. They were then taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds.

Drivers were asked to avoid the crash area and to expect traffic delays.

No further details are available.

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