At least 20 injured after cranes collide in Austin, Texas, officials say

At least 20 people were injured after two cranes collided in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday morning, according to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services.

Sixteen victims were transported to hospitals, and rescue teams are attempting to reach a crane operator, the agency said.

Six ambulances and two EMS command units are responding.

The incident was reported about 10:38 a.m. (11:38 a.m. ET), the ATCEMS tweeted.

The collision came in the Mueller community of northeast Austin. There is a park, children’s hospital, apartment complex and shopping center in the area.