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Eleven injured – two seriously – as vehicle crashes into Austin food truck


BREAKING NEWS: Eleven injured – including two with life-threatening injuries – as car crashes into Austin food truck

  • Eleven people were injured in Austin, Texas, after a car crashed into a food truck Friday night, Austin-Travis County EMS confirmed.
  • The accident, near Butler Metro Park, happened after two vehicles collided and one of them hit the food truck
  • A sedan slammed into the food truck and a white van slammed into the sidewalk
  • Nine patients were taken to hospital – two with serious, life-threatening injuries and seven with non-life-threatening injuries

Eleven people were injured, two seriously, after a vehicle rammed a food truck in Austin, Texas on Friday night.

The incident happened shortly after 8 p.m. at 1800 Barton Springs Rd, Austin EMS said.

They confirmed nine people had been taken to hospital – two with life-threatening injuries and seven with less serious injuries.

The cause of the accident is unknown.

The crash, near Butler Metro Park, happened after two vehicles collided, the emergency services agency said. One of these vehicles, a sedan, slammed into the food truck, while the other, a white van, slammed into the sidewalk.

A witness told KVUE he saw a white van speeding westbound, traveling around 85 miles per hour – well over the speed limit.

He said the collision looked “like an explosion, like a bomb”.

A car slammed into a food truck in Austin, Texas on Friday night

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