Man in wheelchair critically injured after being hit by driver in south Austin

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A man in his 20s was critically injured after being hit by a driver in south Austin on Sunday.

Austin police responded to the intersection of Emerald Forest and William Cannon Drive around 3:30 p.m. The driver stayed on the scene after hitting a man who was in a wheelchair.

Austin-Travis County EMS medics took him to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries.

Traffic was blocked in all directions and the crash affected bus route 333, but the roads have since reopened.

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