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Bicyclist injured in Walnut Creek Park accident

AUSTIN, TX – Officials with Austin-Travis County Emergency Services responded to an accident that injured a bicyclist in Walnut Creek Park Tuesday evening.

According to the official Twitter page of Austin-Travis County EMS, a bicyclist fell from their vehicle on Walnut Creek Park road at about 6:43 p.m. and sustained a serious injury.

Officials treated and transported the bicyclist to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

This blog will be updated with an additional post should more information become available.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Texas bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses


UPDATE Bicyclist killed in crash near the Austin airport identified

AUSTIN, TX – Police in South Austin have identified the bicyclist killed in a previously reported hit-and-run collision near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on August 3rd.

According to the Austin American-Statesman, Miguel Angel Rodriguez, 41, was struck while riding his bicycle in the westbound lanes in the 1500 block of Texas State Highway 71 at about 5:50 a.m.

Rodriguez was hit by multiple vehicles, two of which remained on the scene while their drivers assistance. The first driver to hit the bicyclist sped away.

Details regarding the first driver to hit Rodriguez are still under investigation.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Texas bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses


Bicyclist killed after crash on SH 71

AUSTIN, TX – A bicyclist was killed after being struck by a car along State Highway 71, near Austin – Bergstrom International Airport, early Monday morning.

According to KXAN, the collision occurred on SH 71 westbound near Brandt Drive shortly before 6:00 a.m. Details regarding the circumstances that led up to the incident have not been made available as of Monday night.

Police have not yet released information regarding the identity of the victim or the driver involved in the crash. We will continue to monitor this developing story and provide any updates as they are made public.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Texas bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses


San Antonio teen hospitalized after bicycle vs. car accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A boy in his teens was transported to the hospital after being hit by a car while riding his bike on the North Side Thursday night.

According to KSAT, the cyclist was struck within the 400 block of West Mulberry Avenue, near the intersection with San Pedro Avenue, at about 10:40 p.m.

Officials believe the boy might have failed to stop at a red light before he was hit. The driver stopped to render assistance to the boy, who was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

No charges have been filed against the driver in the crash as of Friday evening.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our San Antonio community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Texas bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses


Biker injured after reportedly falling off Hwy 183 bridge

AUSTIN, TX – A biker was injured in an accident this afternoon after a reported fall in east Austin, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened at 3:12 p.m. at the 2900 block of Delwau Lane, which is the trail bridge located below Highway 183. According to witness reports, a biker fell off the bridge.

An unidentified adult was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at 3:37 p.m. this afternoon.

There are no details at this time as to what caused the accident.

We will continue to monitor this developing story and will update our blog as more information emerges.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Child seriously injured following bicycle collision

AUSTIN, TX – A minor was taken to the hospital after their bicycle was struck by a motor vehicle.

According to KVUE, the accident occurred on a BMX Track in Walnut Creek Park just after 7:00 p.m. The child was taken to Dell Childrens’ Medical Center with possible severe injuries.

No word on how the collision happened has been released as of yet. However, the situation is ongoing and we will provide updates on the condition of the victim as they are made available.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a motorcycle accident, call the Austin bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses


Bicyclist, driver struck and killed during police chase

HOUSTON, TX – Two people have died after a wrong-way driver refused to pull over during a police chase on Monday night, according to Fox San Antonio.

The accident happened along Veterans Memorial at around 9 p.m.

Harris County police officers attempted to pull over a driver for speeding, but the driver swerved into oncoming traffic lanes to avoid them.

The driver struck a bicycle rider and then crashed into an oncoming Buick.

The driver of the Buick and bicyclist were taken to a nearby hospital, where they both died.

The suspect faces two counts of felony murder for causing the accident.

The Houston car accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Child on bicycle struck by suspected intoxicated driver

SAN ANGELO, TX – A child on a bicycle was struck by a man who is suspected of driving under the influence on Wednesday, May 20, according to reports.

The suspect, 25-year-old Jesus Martinez, was driving with a passenger in his 2009 Chevrolet Suburban northbound in the 1800 block of College Hills Blvd when the incident occurred just after 5:00 p.m.

The child, a 7-year-old boy, was riding a bicycle east on College Hills when he was hit.

Authorities suspect Martinez was under the influence of an illicit substance when the incident occurred and charged with intoxication assault. The passenger, 25-year-old Devonte Carson, was arrested for marijuana possession.

The victim was airlifted to an Austin-area for treatment of his injuries.

The incident is still under investigation.

The San Angelo pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Child hit by truck while riding bicycle

MIDLAND, TX – According to CBS 7, a child was transported to the hospital after being struck by a truck.

The child was riding their bike on Friday afternoon along College Avenue when he was struck by a red truck and the driver fled the scene.

The child was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital is in stable condition.

The Austin pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Cyclist

A drunk driver was arrested after crashing into a cyclist, according to a February 18 article by Fox 7 Austin.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Sheraton Avenue and South Congress Avenue, around 11:00 PM on February 16. An officer found a 29-year-old cyclist lying on the side of the road with a serious injury. The cyclist was taken to the hospital with a broken femur. Later, they charged 38-year-old Travis Ashley with intoxication assault, a third-degree felony.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is recover from the aftermath of a serious accident. We have helped people face these challenges and have guided them through the legal system's complexities in order to help them receive the best medical treatment available as well as financial compensation. Call 512-580-8334 for a free consultation today.

Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.