AUSTIN (KXAN) — A 15-year-old fleeing from police crashed the car he was driving on the bridge over 38 1/2 Street on Interstate 35 Monday morning closing the bridge, and the exit ramp onto 38 1/2 Street.
Austin police said they were able to apprehend the 15-year-old after he crashed a vehicle he was using to flee from police at the I-35 bridge. The suspect was then taken to the hospital with injuries from the crash.
Witnesses told KXAN the chase started southbound on I-35.
Drivers are instructed to drive through the area with caution. Authorities do not know when the bridge and ramp will be reopened.