Car hits pedestrian, closes several lanes on Ben White Blvd.

(KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Austin police car (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two lanes on westbound Ben White Boulevard and an entrance ramp were closed for several hours as authorities investigate a crash involving a pedestrian.

Police responded to the scene between S. 1st Street and Manchaca Road about 6:05 p.m. Police say two men were crossing the freeway when one of them was struck by a vehicle. The injured pedestrian was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 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. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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