Teen killed in east Austin crash after car collided with pole


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Authorities are responding to a crash in east Austin Saturday that has left one person dead and another with critical injuries, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

ATCEMS responded to the call at around 12:48 p.m. at the corner Springdale Road and Rogge Lane. A car carrying three passengers collided with a telephone pole.

One teenage boy was pronounced dead on the scene and a woman in her 30s was transported to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical life-threatening injuries. There is no word yet on the condition of the third passenger. According to Austin Police, the boy who died was 13-years-old and a student of Martin Middle School.

The intersection at Springdale Road and Rogge Lane was closed as crews worked to clear the scene but is back open.

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