Multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck shuts down East Ben White flyover

East and West Ben White flyovers remain closed after a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck. (Austin/Travis County EMS Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Three people are in the hospital following a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck Sunday afternoon.

The crash happened on the westbound lane of East Ben White Boulevard flyover into Interstate 35 just before 2:30 p.m.

According to Austin/Travis County EMS, 6 vehicles were involved and 15 patients were treated from the crash. Medics transported 3 adults to South Austin Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic is being redirected in the area as the flyovers remain closed.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. 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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