Six people were hospitalized Saturday night following a crash near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in southeast Travis County.
Details of the Travis County Crash
According to KXAN, the crash occurred in the 4400 block of SH 71 around 11:30 pm.
Emergency crews responded to find two people pinned inside a vehicle and several others injured.
STAR Flight transported one person with critical, life-threatening injuries to Dell Seton Medical Center. Three others suffered serious injuries.
In total, six people were hospitalized with injuries.
It is unclear how the accident occurred, and additional details on the vehicles and people involved were not available.
The crash remains under investigation.
Texas Car Accident Statistics 2018
Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
- There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
- There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
- There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
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