More than 20 injured in crane accident in Austin, Texas

Posted at 11:57 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 11:57:07-04

AUSTIN, Texas — Authorities in the Texas capital are reporting multiple injuries following an apparent crane collision in a rapidly growing neighborhood just north of downtown Austin.

Austin-Travis County EMS reported Wednesday that at least 22 people were hurt, including at least seven people being treated and prepped for transport to a hospital.

At least eight ambulances were headed to the scene.

Authorities described it as “structural collapse” but did not immediately provide more details.