News: Person critically injured in motorcycle crash on Hwy 290

CEDAR VALLEY, TX – One person was significantly injured in a motorcycle crash on W Highway 290 in the Cedar Valley area this afternoon, according to details from Austin-Travis County EMS.

#ATCEMS, @OakHillFire & @AustinFireInfo are responding to a Motorcycle Collision at 10700-10827 W Us 290 Hwy(15:56). @TravisCoSheriff deputies on scene reporting a single motorcycle rider that is unconscious. Expect #ATXTraffic delays & #MoveOverSlowDown. More info to follow.— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) January 27, 2022

The crash happened between 10700-10827 W Highway 290 at 3:56 p.m., and involved a single motorcycle.

The motorcyclist was unconscious when authorities arrived at the scene. The victim, who was identified only as an adult, was taken to St. David’s South Austin to receive treatment for critical, life-threatening injuries.

No further details are available at this time.

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