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2-Vehicle Wreck Leaves 2 Men Seriously Injured In South Austin

Collision along 500 block of East Slaughter Lane caused 1 patient to be ejected from car in sustaining critical, life-threatening injuries.

By Tony Cantu, Patch Staff

SOUTH AUSTIN, TX — A two-vehicle wreck on Monday evening left two patients seriously injured in South Austin.

The incident occurred shortly before 8 p.m. along the 500 block of East Slaughter Lane, according to Austin-Travis County EMS medics. One patient, a man in his 40s, was ejected from the vehicle he was traveling in before sustaining critical, life-threatening injuries. A second patient, also a man in his 40s, was rushed to the hospital with potentially serious injuries.

The incident caused delays on the key artery, with drivers urged to avoid the area in the wreck's aftermath. It's unclear what may have caused the accident to occur.

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