Bleeding woman found lying on Stassney Lane

Police and APD Crime Scene van on Stassney Lane.
Police and APD Crime Scene van on Stassney Lane.

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are investigating what happened to a woman found lying and bleeding in the street on Stassney Lane in Southeast Austin early Wednesday morning.

APD got a call just before 3:45 a.m. about the woman, who was bleeding badly.  Austin-Travis County EMS took her to University Medical Center Brackenridge, and they say her injuries may be life-threatening.

Officers have shut down eastbound side of the 5300 block of East Stassney Lane while they investigate. Drivers should detour to Teri Road to reach the other side of the blocked roadway. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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