I-35 southbound lower deck reopens after motorcycle crash closes it for 6 hours


AUSTIN (KXAN) — All southbound traffic on Interstate 35 were diverted onto the upper deck after a car and motorcycle crashed near Dean Keeton Street on the lower deck Sunday afternoon.

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services said it happened at 3:17 p.m. A man and woman were taken to Dell Seton Medical Center in serious condition.

Austin Police diverted traffic onto the upper deck and closed the lower deck while they investigated. They reopened the lower deck at about 9:30 p.m., nearly six hours later.

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