News: Construction site accident sends 1 to hospital

AUSTIN, TX – An accident at a construction site on the near east side sent one person to the hospital this afternoon, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The individual was injured when a wall collapsed at 2921 E 17th Street, trapping them in the rubble. Emergency responders arrived at the scene by 2:46 p.m., and transported the adult victim to Dell Seton Medical Center with injuries they did not believe to be life-threatening.

We will continue to monitor this situation and report more if and when possible.

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