News: Two children, three adults hospitalized after S Austin rollover crash
AUSTIN, TX – Three adults and two children were taken to the hospital following a rollover crash on Metric Boulevard this evening, according to a thread by the Austin-Travis County EMS.
Multiple assets from #ATCEMS, @AustinFireInfo, & @Austin_Police on scene & responding vehicle rescue Metric Blvd / W Braker Ln (20:29) On Scene AFD reporting 2 vehicle, one on its side with 3 patients inside. Extrication underway, 3 ambulances & commander en route. More to follow— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 9, 2021
The collision occurred at the intersection of W Braker Lane and Metric Blvd, just before 8:30 p.m., when two vehicles collided. One of those rolled over onto its side, trapping three people within for about a half-hour.
Five people were declared by EMS as trauma alerts following the crash.
Two adults were taken to Dell Seton with potentially serious wounds.
The remaining adult and two children were taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center, also for the treatment of potentially serious wounds.
The identities of the victims and the cause of the crash were not immediately available.
ATCEMS advised drivers to avoid the area, as traffic delays were expected to continue.
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