EMS transports 2 to hospital after car fire in northeast Austin

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin-Travis County EMS says two people were sent to the hospital after a car caught on fire in northeast Austin Wednesday. 

Crews responded to the crash just before 6 p.m. on Dessau Road near Howard Lane. One man in his 30’s was taken to St. David’s Round Rock with critical life-threatening injuries. 

A second man in his 60’s is at Dell Seton Medical Center with serious injuries, but he is expected to live. 

The crash has closed the southbound lanes.

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