Woman rushed to hospital after being hit by car on Rainey Street

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — A woman is in the hospital early Sunday morning after being hit by a car in downtown Austin overnight, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The crash occurred at the 70 block of Rainey Street around 2:30 a.m. 

The woman hit was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with serious life-threatening injuries. 

There is no word yet on what caused the crash.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the woman was riding a scooter when she was hit by a car, based on information from Austin-Travis County EMS. Police later confirmed the woman was a pedestrian. 

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