1 killed, 1 injured after vehicle hit gate at Circuit of the Americas

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — One person was pronounced dead and another was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after their vehicle hit a gate at the Circuit of the Americas.

One person was pronounced dead and another was taken to the hospital Saturday morning after their vehicle hit a gate at the Circuit of the Americas (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

Austin-Travis County EMS said crews reported to the 9500 block of Circuit of the Americas Boulevard in southeast Travis County at about 5:15 a.m.

During the rescue, one person was found unconscious, one was awake and one was believed to possibly be dead, EMS said.

ATCEMS medics took one person to St. David’s South Austin with critical, life threatening injuries and also evaluated another person at the scene. A third person was pronounced dead.

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