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22 injured after crane collision near Dell Children’s Medical Center, medics say

Austin American-Statesman — Kelsey Bradshaw Austin American-Statesman

Sept. 16--At least 22 people were injured after two cranes in East Austin collided Wednesday morning, Austin-Travis County medics said.

Austin-Travis County EMS medics responded at 9:38 a.m. to the 1600 block of Robert Browning Street, just north of Mueller Lake Park near Dell Children's Medical Center.

Eight ambulances are responding to the scene, and at least 20 people were being treated immediately. Rescuers were trying to reach a crane operator, medics said.

The public is being advised to avoid the area if possible.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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