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Man hit by car while trying to get help for another accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was struck by a vehicle after getting out of his car to try to flag down aid following a separate accident, according to KTSA.

The accident happened around 2 a.m. Friday on Loop 410 South, near Somerset Road.

The unidentified man hit a guardrail with his vehicle, which came to rest in the median strip. The victim got out of his vehicle and made his way onto the highway shoulder to look for help, but was then struck by a second vehicle. The second vehicle spun out.

The victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening at this time.

The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

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 pedestrian 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.


Man arrested after driving through protesters near APD headquarters

AUSTIN, TX – A man was arrested after he drove through a crowd of protesters near the Austin Police Department headquarters, according to a report by KVUE.

The incident occurred last night on Eighth Street when an unidentified man attempted to drive through a crowd of protesters blocking the roadway. When the protesters did not allow him through, the driver began brandishing a gun at the demonstrators.

The driver then pulled over and surrendered to police officers, who took him and his vehicle into police custody.

There were no injuries reported in the incident, though it led to an increase in tensions between protesters and police. Multiple people were pepper-sprayed and arrested for crimes such as criminal trespass.

The protests follow a month of racial justice demonstrations across the country and around the world in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in police custody.

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 pedestrian 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.


Teenage pedestrian hit by vehicle in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A teenage pedestrian has been taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle this morning in north Austin, according to the official Twitter account of Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened at 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and Ferguson Drive.

The teenager has been declared a trauma alert with “potentially serious injuries.”

There is no information at this time regarding the identity of the victim or how the accident occurred.

We will continue to monitor this story and will update our report as information is 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 car accident, call the Austin pedestrian 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.


Pedestrian killed in early morning crash

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – A pedestrian walking along Texas Route 71 west of Austin was struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday morning.

According to the Austin American Statesman, officials responded to the incident at the 23000 block of Texas 71 around 6:10 a.m. EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.

No information on the driver or pedestrian involved has been released as of yet. The westbound lanes along this portion of 71 have been closed. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office recommends motorists avoid the area until the investigation is complete and the road reopened.

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 pedestrian 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.


Pedestrian killed in crash at 2700 West Loop South

HOUSTON, TX. – A woman was killed while trying to cross West Interstate Highway 610 South freeway on Sunday.

According to the Houston Police Department, the crash occurred at around 3:20 a.m. at 2700 West Loop South. The victim, a 23-year-old female was reportedly trying to cross the highway when she was struck by a gray GMC Yukon XL. The driver of the Yukon remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. They were later released.

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.

Pedestrian killed in late-night I-35 accident

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was killed in an accident on Interstate 35 Tuesday night, according to the official Twitter feed of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 11:50 p.m. at the 4200 block of North I-35, in the lower deck.

Authorities performed CPR on the unidentified victim, but they were still pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

ATCEMS advised travelers to be aware of heavy traffic delays and possible road closures and advised drivers to slow down for first responders in the area.

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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 pedestrian 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 and adult injured in N Austin pedestrian accident

AUSTIN, TX – A child and an adult were injured in a pedestrian-truck accident this evening near Rundberg Lane, according to a report by KXAN.  

The accident happened just before 8 p.m. at the 9400 block of Grouse Meadow Lane.  

A child of unidentified age was brought to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. An adult was also injured in the accident. 

Traffic in the area could be impacted due to the investigation of the accident, which continues at this time. 

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 pedestrian 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.


Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run vehicle

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was hit by a pickup truck following a bar fight on Thursday, KSAT reports.

The accident happened in the 800 block of North Alamo Street, located downtown, at approximately 2 a.m.

Police say that one of the individuals leaving the bar fight hit the man with a vehicle and fled the scene.

After the person was hit, a different vehicle drove by the scene firing gunshots into the air.

The victim, a man in his 30’s, was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center.

The original cause of the bar fight is unclear.

The driver of the pickup truck may face charges regarding failure to stop and render aid to the injured victim.

The San Antonio pedestrian 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.


Hit-and-run driver caught with narcotics

SAN ANTONIO, TX – One person has been arrested and another was hospitalized after a hit-and-run, Kens 5 reports.

Authorities arrived to the scene at the intersection of Martin and Navarro shortly after midnight on May 30.

There was two damaged cars, a damaged VIA bus, and an unconscious pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on the ground.

A driver of a silver sedan hit a VIA bus near the intersection of Navarro and Travis and fled the scene. When attempting to speed away, the same sedan t-boned another vehicle.

When police searched the silver sedan, they found five firearms, ammo, and narcotics. The driver was arrested.

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital.

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 San Antonio pedestrian 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.


Female struck by vehicle in Cypress Tuesday night

CYPRESS, TX – An 18-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle in Cypress on Tuesday night, according to Houston Chronicle.

The accident happened at the intersection of Mound Road and Crossland Park Lane at approximately 9:22 p.m.

Police say the female exited her vehicle to examine something she saw on the road when she was struck by a 72-year-old driver at the intersection.

The victim suffered severe head injuries and was flown by LifeFlight to Memorial Hermann Downtown. She was in critical but stable condition.

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 Cypress pedestrian 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.