You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myStatesman.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myStatesman.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myStatesman.com.

One lane of SB I-35 shut down near Wells Branch Parkway after crash


The far right lane of southbound Interstate 35 and part of the southbound service road has shut down just north of Wells Branch Parkway in North Austin due to a wreck, authorities said.

A vehicle traveling southbound on I-35 left the highway and rolled down onto the service road, said Austin police Lt. Brian Moon. Police received a call reporting the wreck at 5:16 p.m., he said.

Two men were in the vehicle, one in his 40s and one in his 20s, and both have been taken to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, according to Austin-Travis County EMS. One man suffered serious injuries and one has potentially serious injuries, EMS said.

Currently, one lane on the service road is closed as well as the far right lane of southbound I-35, he said.

Police expect the roadways will be closed for a few hours as authorities investigate the crash. Drivers should expect delays in the area.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Gun control advocates to rally Tuesday morning at Texas Capitol

Activists pushing for tighter gun control legislation will gather at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday morning to call on lawmakers to axe bills that would loosen gun restrictions. Volunteers from Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and gun violence survivors from the Everytown Survivor Network plan to rally on the south steps of the Capitol at...
Alex Jones: Trump inauguration will be `biggest event in human history,’ barring a coup, assassination or nuke attack
Alex Jones: Trump inauguration will be `biggest event in human history,’ barring a coup, assassination or nuke attack

    Good morning Austin: I am in Washington, D.C., for inaugural week. I arrived last night. The plane was an hour late taking off while they fixed a tray table that resisted being placed in its full upright position. I am here to observe the peaceful transition of power at a particularly stressful moment in American political history. Or...
Showers likely in Austin through Wednesday; warm weekend ahead
Showers likely in Austin through Wednesday; warm weekend ahead

Tuesday forecast for Austin: Forecasters are expecting somewhere between 1 to 2 more inches of rain to fall in the Austin area through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Weather Service meteorologist Jason Runyen said Camp Mabry will see an 80 percent chance of showers on Tuesday, along with cooler – but seasonal – temperatures...
Community news: CAMPO offers survey, meetings on regional plan

TRAVIS COUNTY NORTH AUSTIN Meeting on North Shoal Creek plan The city of Austin Planning and Zoning Department will hold a meeting for the development of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Pillow Elementary School, 3025 Crosscreek Drive. The plan will guide development in the approximately 1-square-mile area bounded...
A&M spokesman Lane Stephenson retiring after 50 years on the job
A&M spokesman Lane Stephenson retiring after 50 years on the job

When Lane Stephenson was hired as the spokesman for Texas A&M University, tools of the trade included manual typewriters and telegrams dispatched from a Western Union office on campus. He dictated many a press release over the phone to reporters. Stephenson, the director of news and information services, is retiring at the end of this month after an...
More Stories