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1 dead, 1 critical after US 290 crash in northeast Austin

Drivers are asked to avoid the area and expect extended closures.

AUSTIN, Texas — One person is dead and another is critically injured after a two-vehicle rollover crash in northeast Austin on Sunday evening.

The incident happened in the 9300 block of the East US 290 eastbound service road, Austin-Travis County EMS said just after 7 p.m. ATCEMS said the crash involved people ejected from their vehicles.

One person was pronounced dead on the scene. Another person was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries. Two other people involved in the crash did not require medical treatment.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area and expect extended closures. As of 8 p.m. Sunday, all lanes were closed at Springdale Road, according to TxDOT.

No other information is available at this time.

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