APD: Driver flees after hitting man in south Austin

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police say a man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a vehicle early Wednesday morning in south Austin.

Police say the driver drove off after the crash on the eastbound lanes of Ben White Boulevard at James Casey Street just after 2 a.m.

Austin-Travis County EMS says the adult patient was given CPR before being taken to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.

Police have the eastbound lanes of Ben White Boulevard closed between Banister Lane and South First Street as they investigate the crash.

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