At Least 22 Injured in Crane Collision in East Austin

[photo courtesy KVUE reporter Tony Plohetski Twitter]
AUSTIN (WBAP/KLIF News) – At least 22 people were injured when two cranes collided in a neighborhood near the Mueller Development just East of in Austin Wednesday morning.

Austin Travis County Emergency Medical Services said 16 people were rushed to the hospital, three refused transport and three were deemed “no patients.”

ATCEMS said six ambulances had responded to the scene.

Crews on the scene were in the process of trying to reach a crane operator after the collision.

Local officials told residents to avoid the area.

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