#ATCEMSMedics, @AustinFireInfo , & @Austin_Police responding 5700-5829 Burnet Rd (10:34) Vehicle vs pedestrian collision with reports of patient unconscious. Expect #ATXTraffic delays & #MoveOverSlowDown. More information to follow.
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) May 18, 2021
The accident occurred in the 5800 block of Burnet Road, near Allendale Road and Koenig Lane, at 10:34 a.m., when a vehicle crashed into a pedestrian, knocking them unconscious.
The victim was declared a trauma alert, and authorities had to use CPR on the victim in order to regain a pulse. They were taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds.
The cause of the crash was not immediately available.
Authorities closed the roadway for multiple hours as they investigated. By 12:08 p.m., the collision had been cleared.
A person walking was transported with life threatening injuries from a crash near Burnet & Allendale/Koenig. Burnet remains closed southbound for investigation. Be a part of the solution by driving slower and without distractions. #VisionZero #ATXtraffic pic.twitter.com/6QccigUtDd
— ATX Transportation (@austinmobility) May 18, 2021
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