AUSTIN, Texas (FOX 7 Austin) - A pedestrian was critically injured Monday afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in North Austin.
ATCEMS reported police, fire and EMS crews were responding to the scene of a crash at Metric Boulevard and W. Parmer Lane at 5:09 p.m.
Multiple #ATCEMS @AustinFireInfo & @Austin_Police assets responding to a reported Auto v Pedestrian incident at Metric Blvd/W Parmer Ln (17:09); Initial unconfirmed reports of 1 unconscious patient involved. More to Follow...— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) August 12, 2019
A man in his 60s was transported to Round Rock Medical Center with critical life-threatening injuries. Medics reported they were able to obtain a pulse on him after performing CPR while in transit.
FINAL UPDATE: Auto v Pedestrian incident at Metric Blvd/W Parmer Ln; #ATCEMSMedics advising during transport that they have obtained Return of Pulses on the patient, with patient still with critical life-threatening injuries/status. https://t.co/EahNIB9P70— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) August 12, 2019
ATCEMS says to expect traffic delays and closures and reminds drivers to watch for investigators working in the area.