2 rescued after car splashes into Little Walnut Creek

Austin Police on scene after a car goes down an embankment at Little Walnut Creek. (KXAN photo)
Austin Police on scene after a car goes down an embankment at Little Walnut Creek. (KXAN photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two people were injured after their car went down an embankment and ended up in Little Walnut Creek Tuesday morning.

Austin-Travis County EMS says the call came in at 2:37 a.m. in the 5900 block of Ed Bluestein Boulevard near the intersection of Loyola Lane. Two vehicles were involved in the crash.

A man and woman in one of the cars were rescued. The woman was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with potentially serious injuries, but the man refused treatment. Austin police say wreckers got the car out of the water and were able to reopen the road by 4 a.m.

Authorities said the crash was titled an intoxication assault but it’s not yet known who was charged.

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