BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) - A serious car accident in Bastrop injured three boys and closed a portion of Highway 71 near the Colorado Bridge on Sunday.
Police and fire crews responded to a call of an accident shortly before 2 p.m.
Officials said a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old boy was traveling in the left lane of eastbound traffic when it lost control. His car crossed into the right lane and then back to the left and into oncoming traffic and collided with a pickup heading west.
The 17-year-old boy driving the pickup was transported via STAR Flight to University Medical Center Brackenridge and was in critical condition.
The 16-year-old and his 13-year-old passenger were taken by ambulance to UMC Brackenridge and were reported to be in stable condition.
According to authorities, the investigation is on-going.
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