Rollover temporarily shuts down westbound lanes of U.S. 290 near Elgin


Travis County sheriff’s office deputies temporarily shut down the westbound lanes of U.S. 290 after a woman drove her car 100 yards off the road and flipped it in a field, authorities said Monday morning. 

The crash took place a little after 6 a.m. in the 16500 block of U.S. 290, between Elgin and Manor. 

While the wreck itself didn’t block traffic, authorities had to shut down the westbound lanes of the highway temporarily so the STAR Flight medical helicopter could land. 

The driver, described by medics as in his 30s, was flown to Dell Seton Medical Center with injuries not considered life-threatening. 


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