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3-vehicle crash closes FM 973 at Schmidt Lane in Travis County

KXAN
KXAN
 2021-10-19

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TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — At least three people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash near Manor on FM 973 Monday night, Austin-Travis County EMS reported .

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the crash, which involved an 18-wheeler, shut down FM 973 at Schmidt Lane . TxDOT is asking drivers to take different routes.

ATCEMS said one patient was pinned in their vehicle, but they have since been rescued and declared a trauma alert. They were taken by STAR Flight to the hospital with serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.

A second patient was taken to the hospital with potentially serious, non-life-threatening injuries. The third patient had minor injuries and refused EMS transport, ATCEMS said.

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter wrote FM 973 will be closed for a few hours as the crash is investigated, and the roadway is cleared.

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