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Two injured after firetruck crashes into tree

BRIARCLIFF, TX – Two firefighters were injured on Saturday when a fire truck crashed into a tree during a Memorial Day parade.

(Pedernales Fire Dept)

A firefighter crew with the Pedernales Fire Department was driving Fire Engine 801 as a part of the annual parade on May 23. At 10:30 a.m. the truck’s driver lost consciousness behind the wheel.

According to Fox 7 Austin, the fire engine crashed into a tree near the intersection of Moffat Drive and Cowal Drive. The truck was moving at approximately 20 miles per hour when the accident occurred.

Two crew members on the truck sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the crash, and they were transported to the hospital for treatment. The crew members have now been released from the hospital.

No bystanders participating in the parade were injured in the accident.

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 similar accident, call the Austin personal injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Large truck burst into flames

AUSTIN, TX – KXAN reported a truck that burst into flames the morning of May 11 in southeast Austin.

The Austin Fire department responded to the location of the fire on the 7600 block of Bluff Springs Road with support from TCSO.

A KXAN witness, Brian McKinney, sent in a video of the truck near a gas station where you can see large plumes of smoke as firefighters are extinguishing the fire.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.


4-year-old girl run over while playing on street

SAN ANTONIO, TX – According to Kens5, a 4-year-old girl was hit by a driver while playing outside on the block of Applewhite Road near Zarzamora Street. The driver did not stop.

Authorities say that the child was run over by a speeding black truck just outside her house when she was playing on the street on Tuesday, just before 11 p.m.

The child was transported to the hospital and was in stable condition.

Authorities continue to search for the driver of the black truck.

The Austin hit and run injury 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.


Victim of 18-wheeler hit-and-run identified

WACO, TX – According to KWTX, authorities have identified the victim of a hit-and-run accident that involved an 18-wheeler and left Waco authorities quarantined after a rescued survivor tested positive for coronavirus.

The victim, 25-year-old  Ramon De Loera Hernandez, died at the scene of the accident, which occurred at the intersection of East Loop 340 and Idylwood Lane at 8:30 p.m. on April 24.

The other victim was trapped in the vehicle for about an hour before the fire department was able to extricate him. The victim was listed as being in critical condition and has tested positive for coronavirus.

Since the three firefighters who rescued the victim were exposed to him, they had to comply with safety protocols and have been placed under quarantine at a local hotel.

Police have identified the driver of the 18-wheeler who fled the scene, but do not have him in custody yet.

The Waco truck 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.


Woman Killed In Truck Crash Identified

The woman who died after a truck collision has been identified, according to a May 1 article by CBS Austin.

The victim was identified as 40-year-old Jedidiah Ephraim Brown. She was driving a Nissan that was rear-ended by a truck. She was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center, but she later succumbed to her injuries.

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.

Man Killed In Truck Crash Identified

The man who died after a truck crash has been identified, according to an April 30 article by Fox 7 Austin.

The victim was identified as 49-year-old Lucino Gonzales LandaVerde. He died after an incident around 3:43 PM, April 30, at the intersection of Todd Lane and East Ben White Boulevard. His Ford F-150 was hit by a truck, so he was pronounced dead when emergency crews arrived.

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 Hit By Truck Identified

The pedestrian who died after being hit by a box truck has been identified, according to an April 25 article by CBS Austin.

The incident occurred around 12:05 AM, in the 9100 block of East Parmer Lane. He was identified as 38-year-old Bruce Henry Chavez, a man who died after being hit by a 2017 Freightliner.

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.

Two-Car Crash Caused One Injury

One person was injured after a two-vehicle collision, according to a report by the MyAccident PBC.

The incident occurred at 7:55 AM, April 17, in FM0868. The vehicle at fault was a 1995 Jeep. No additional information is available.

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 Died After Pickup Collision

A man died after being hit by a pickup truck, according to an April 22 article by News West 9.

The incident occurred after 10:00 PM, April 21, in 42d Street. 56-year-old Anthony Multhaupt was sitting in the westbound lane when he was hit by a GMC Yukon. As a result, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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.

One Died, Another Injured After Truck Collision

A man was killed and another was injured in a two-truck collision, according to an April 20 article by Statesman.

The incident occurred around 3:40 PM, April 20, in the 3800 block of Todd Lane. It involved a commercial truck and a pickup truck. A man died at the scene while another was rushed to the hospital.

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.