Woman Injured in Austin, TX, Pedestrian Accident on Cameron Rd
Austin, TX -- January 20, 2017, a woman suffered critical injuries due to an accident in which she was struck by a vehicle on Cameron Road.
Austin Police and rescue teams were called to the scene at around 7:30 p.m. between Highways 183 and 290.
According to preliminary reports, the woman, said to be in her 60s, was along Cameron Road at the time. It's unclear whether she was walking along the road or crossing it at the time of the incident. As she was in the roadway, a vehicle drove through and made contact with her. The collision knocked her to the ground with serious injuries.
Austin-Travis County EMS crews were called to the scene, and they took her to a nearby hospital for treatment. Authorities say her injuries were potentially life-threatening.
At this time, authorities have not indicated any charges or citations relating to the incident. They have not released any additional details surrounding the accident.
Police continue their investigations.
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