1 critically injured after car crashes, catches fire

One person is in the hospital after their car crashed and caught fire in Austin Sunday afternoon.

ATCEMS says just before 3 p.m. March 5, EMS and fire crews responded to a single-vehicle crash at E. 51st Street and Airport Boulevard where the car had reportedly caught fire with someone inside.

Medics declared a trauma alert for an adult, who was then taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries. 

Drivers were advised to expect traffic delays near the scene.