1 man has potentially serious injuries after crashing truck into pole


AUSTIN (KXAN) — One man is in the hospital with potentially serious injuries Wednesday morning,  according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

He was traveling southbound on South Capital of Texas Highway when he crashed his truck into a pole, according to an Austin Police Department watch commander.

Austin Fire Department extricated and rescued the trapped man from his vehicle.

It is unknown if weather played a factor for him going off the road. ATC EMS did tweet that the “roads are slick.”

EMS cautions drivers to slow down on the highways, especially during bad weather.

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