Woman critically injured in southeast Austin hit and run


AUSTIN (KXAN) — The eastbound lanes of Riverside Drive are back open after a woman was hit by a car in southeast Austin. 

The driver did not stay at the scene and police said they are looking for a blue Toyota RAV4.

Officers responded to call about the incident in the 2100 block of East Riverside Dr. around 8:30 p.m. The area is just east of Emo’s.

Austin-Travis County EMS took the woman in her 30s to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

The eastbound lanes of Riverside Drive were closed just after 9 p.m. but were reopened just after 10 p.m.

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