News: Person suffers severe injuries after being trapped inside burning car

AUSTIN, TX – One person was hospitalized with severe injuries after being trapped within a burning car on Stassney Lane this afternoon, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

Multiple #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police assets responding to a reported Vehicle Incident at 1000 blk of W Stassney Ln (16:40); Initial reports of a “vehicle completely engulfed” w a patient trapped inside. Expect heavy traffic delays in the area. More to Follow…— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) May 24, 2021

It happened in the 1000 block of W Stassney Ln at 4:40 p.m., when a car became completely consumed with flames, leading to one person being trapped inside.

The adult victim was taken to Dell Seton with serious smoke-inhalation injuries that were possibly life-threatening.

Drivers were told to expect heavy traffic delays near the scene.

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