AUSTIN, Texas - Two people were killed in two separate motorcycle crashes in Austin Thursday night. Austin-Travis County EMS said there have been a total of three motorcycle crashes in the past 36 hours.
One person was killed in a motorcycle crash in East Austin.
Austin-Travis County EMS said the crash happened around 7:45 p.m. at 1000 Ed Bluestein Blvd NB.
The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene, ATCEMS said.
Expect extended road closures are expected. Officials are asking drivers to avoid the area.
A second crash involving a motorcycle happened Thursday night in northwest Austin.
ATCEMS said around 8:33 p.m., firefighters responded to a vehicle-motorcycle crash at 9600 Research. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.