APD chopper tracks down duo that fled in multicar wreck

(Jackie Vega/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Crews took two adults and a child to the hospital after a wreck involving multiple cars at 4700 East State Highway 71 Saturday evening. Austin-Travis County EMS crews responded after one person was ejected from their car in the crash.

The two adults were taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge, and the child was sent to Dell Children’s Medical Center. None of the patients had life-threatening injuries.

Two people took off from the scene of the wreck, and an Austin Police Department helicopter was sent out to search for them. According to ATCEMS, the suspects were found and evaluated medically.

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