AUSTIN (KXAN) - A vehicle veered over a 50-foot cliff around noon on Friday in the vicinity of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, officials said.
The wreck occurred near 2800 block East State Highway 71.
According to the Austin Fire Department, two grown siblings were in the car on Lyle Road, off the main highway. The woman was driving and her brother was in the passenger seat as the car approached a dead end near the Colorado River.
The driver did not stop at the end of the road, and the car went over a 60-foot embankment, officials said.
Both managed to get out of the car on their own. They were banged up, but did not appear seriously hurt, officials said. They were taken to the hospital as a precaution.
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