Woman critically injured in north Austin crash

Woman critically injured after crash on Burnet Road and Rutland Drive on March 3, 2017 (KXAN Photo)
Woman critically injured after crash on Burnet Road and Rutland Drive on March 3, 2017 (KXAN Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A trauma alert was declared for a woman unconscious after a crash in north Austin Tuesday morning around 6 a.m., according to Austin/Travis County EMS.

ATCEMS says two cars crashed on Burnet Road and Rutland Drive. The woman has critical life threatening injuries and is estimated to be in her 30s. A second woman was injured in the crash with non-life threatening injuries; she is also estimated to be in her 30s.

Traffic was heavily delayed in the area while crews worked to clear the scene of the crash. Westbound Rutland Drive at Burnet Road was shut down, but has now reopened.

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