Deadly night on Central Texas roads kills 5, injures 8

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CENTRAL TEXAS (KXAN) — It was a deadly night overnight Sunday into Monday morning. Three separate crashes left five people dead and eight hurt, including a child.

2 dead in eastern Travis County crash that also left child with serious injuries

Crash at Colfax Drive and North Imperial Drive

Two men died and three people were hurt including a child in eastern Travis County Sunday night.

The crash happened at Colfax Drive and North Imperial Drive just after 9 p.m. The area is between FM 969 and Decker Lake Road.

STAR Flight airlifted one woman in her 20s to the hospital with serious, potentially critical injuries. Paramedics drove a second woman, also in her 20s, to Dell Seton Medical Center with potentially serious injuries. And medics took a child to Dell Children’s Hospital with potentially serious injuries.

3 killed, 4 hurt in 3-car crash in Round Rock

Overnight crash in Round Rock killed three people

A three-car crash overnight in Round Rock killed three people and shut down FM 1431 between I-35 and Stone Oak Drive for hours.

The crash happened at 11:25 p.m. Sunday. FM 1431 remained closed until just after 5 a.m. Monday.

Police have not said how badly the four other people were hurt or the age or gender of those killed.

Motorcyclist badly injured in Stassney Lane crash near I-35 construction site

Motorcyclist badly injured on Stassney Lane

A crash involving a motorcycle sent that person to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries early Monday morning. It’s unclear at this time if any other vehicle was involved.

The crash happened just east of I-35 on East Stassney Lane near the northbound I-35 access road just before 3 a.m.

Austin-Travis County EMS says the motorcyclist was a man in his 30s. They took him to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.

The accident took place near construction of the Stassney Lane bridge over I-35. Construction crews were actually supposed to be installing the bridge’s beams at the time of the crash, but TxDOT called off the work early Sunday evening. They will instead do the work Monday night. Main lanes of southbound I-35 will be closed from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. and the Stassney Lane intersection will be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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