News: Pedestrian critically injured in late-night crash on Lamar and Powell

AUSTIN, TX – One person was critically injured when they were struck by a vehicle on Lamar Boulevard late this evening, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

Multiple #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police onscene of a reported Auto v Pedestrian incident at N Lamar Blvd/W Powell Ln (22:09); #ATCEMSMedics declaring a Trauma Alert on 1 unconscious adult. More to Follow…— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) September 11, 2021

The collision occurred near the intersection of N Lamar Blvd and W Powell Lane at 10:09 p.m., when an adult pedestrian was struck by a driver.

The pedestrian was found unconscious at the scene by authorities and was declared a trauma alert. The victim, who was not immediately identified, was then taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of critical, life-threatening wounds.

Drivers are told to expect traffic delays near the scene and to watch for investigators.

Pedestrians have the right to remain free from injury and fear when walking. Unfortunately, often due to poor lighting or roadway conditions or the actions of a negligent driver, this is not always the case. Contact an Austin pedestrian accident lawyer at 512-280-0800 if you or a loved one have been hurt in a crash. Your first consultation is absolutely free.