1 person hurt after car crashes into central Austin building

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person went to the hospital Wednesday morning after a car crashed into a print shop off North Lamar Boulevard in central Austin.

According to Austin-Travis County EMS, both the vehicle and the building caught fire shortly before 1 a.m. Medics say the person has critical, life-threatening injuries.

  • A car ran into a print shop early Wednesday morning on North Lamar Boulevard near 30th Street. One person went to the hospital with critical injuries following the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A car ran into a print shop early Wednesday morning on North Lamar Boulevard near 30th Street. One person went to the hospital with critical injuries following the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A car ran into a print shop early Wednesday morning on North Lamar Boulevard near 30th Street. One person went to the hospital with critical injuries following the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A car ran into a print shop early Wednesday morning on North Lamar Boulevard near 30th Street. One person went to the hospital with critical injuries following the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A car ran into a print shop early Wednesday morning on North Lamar Boulevard near 30th Street. One person went to the hospital with critical injuries following the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)
  • A car ran into a print shop early Wednesday morning on North Lamar Boulevard near 30th Street. One person went to the hospital with critical injuries following the crash. (KXAN photo/Julie Karam)

The person was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center, medics said.

According to Google Maps, the building is the Alpha Graphics print shop at the corner of San Gabriel Street and North Lamar Boulevard.

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