Woman critically injured after being hit by a car on E. Riverside

Woman injured after being hit by a car on East Riverside Drive and Crossing Place in Southeast Austin. (KXAN Photo/Paul Shelton)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A woman was rushed to the hospital after being hit by a car at the corner of East Riverside Drive and Crossing Place on Thursday afternoon.

Woman injured after being hit by a car on East Riverside Drive and Crossing Place in Southeast Austin. (KXAN Photo/Paul Shelton)
Woman injured after being hit by a car on East Riverside Drive and Crossing Place in Southeast Austin. (KXAN Photo/Paul Shelton)

Police say the crash happened around 2:45 p.m. Austin-Travis County EMS says the victim, who is in her 20s, was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with life-threatening injuries. The driver stayed at the scene.

Westbound lanes of E. Riverside Drive were blocked for approximately one hour while police investigated the crash.

This area of East Riverside is heavily populated with apartment complexes.

 

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