News: Person dead after single-motorcycle crash on Ed Bluestein Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed in a single-motorcycle crash on Ed Bluestein Boulevard this evening, according to details provided by Austin-Travis County EMS.

#ATCEMS & @austinfireinfo are on scene of a Motorcycle Collision at 1000 Ed Bluestein Blvd Nb (19:45). #ATCEMSMedics reporting a single motorcycle involved, w/ 1 adult patient, & they have CPR in progress. Expect #ATXTraffic delays in the area, avoid if possible. More to follow.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 11, 2022

The crash happened in the 1000 block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard, near Bolm Road at around 7:45 p.m., and involved a lone motorcycle.

Emergency crews attempted to perform CPR on one adult victim, but despite their efforts, the patient was pronounced dead at the scene.

Drivers were told to expect extended traffic delays near the scene and were told to watch for first responders.

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