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1:25 p.m. update: A woman in her 80s was hospitalized on Friday afternoon after a crash in southwestern Austin.

Austin-Travis County EMS crews recevied reports of the crash at Silk Oak Drive and Brodie Lane around 12:51 p.m.

Medics arrived within minutes and began performing CPR on the woman, who was believed to have suffered some sort of medical emergency.

She was taken to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center for treatment.

Initial report: Austin-Travis County EMS crews are responding to a crash at Silk Oak Drive and Brodie Lane with reports of CPR in progress on at least one individual involved.

The crash happened at 12:51 p.m., but no other additional details were immediately available.

More information will be added as it becomes available.


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