AUSTIN, Texas – Authorities in Austin say 11 individuals have been taken to the hospital subsequent a violent incident involving a food truck and one more motor vehicle Friday evening.

According to information shared on the Austin-Travis County EMS Twitter, the collision took place just just after 8:15 p.m. in the 1800 block of Barton Springs Highway.

Austin-Travis County Emergency Professional medical Providers tweeted that two of the victims sustained prospective life-threatening injuries. Seven other people sustained non-lifetime-threatening injuries requiring professional medical analysis. The other two did not demand hospitalization.

Jennifer Dunn, an personnel at a close by cafe, explained to The Associated Press that a team of 25 persons had just left to get ice cream at a food stuff truck a several ft absent when patrons inside the cafe listened to a loud increase.

Dunn stated several users of the team then ran back inside injured and asking for help. Dunn said she and others ran to the scene in which various men and women, which includes the drivers, appeared severely harm.


“We get the job done in the cafe business, so we are utilised to helping,” Dunn reported. “I have been doing this for a extensive (time), so have the servers and we just wanted to assistance.”

Original details ended up minimal even so the 11 men and women who had been hurt in the collision have been transported to the medical center with “various levels of injuries.”

The collision transpired in a common location near downtown Austin where by there are commonly various foods carts stationed.

The Involved Press contributed to this report.

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