• May 30, 2017

Pedestrian Injured in Austin, TX, Accident on MoPac

Austin, TX -- May 29, 2017, a man suffered serious injuries due to an accident in which he was struck by a vehicle along the side of MoPac Expressway.

Emergency services from Austin Travis County EMS and the Austin Police Department were called to investigate the incident. Authorities say it happened at around 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of MoPac and Wells Branch Parkway.

Preliminary details indicate that a man was driving northbound along the expressway when he experienced some sort of mechanical failure. He pulled his vehicle onto the shoulder before exiting on foot. As he was outside of his car, another vehicle did not see him near the roadway, and the vehicle struck the pedestrian.

As a result of the collision, the man had critical injuries. He was rushed over to Round Rock Medical Center for treatment. His current condition is unknown.

Police did not say if any charges or citations were being considered in relation to the accident. No further information is currently available.

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