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Overturned truck causes traffic delays on State Highway 95

BASTROP, TX- State Highway 95 was closed Wednesday morning due to an overturned truck, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The truck overturned at approximately 5:10am, closing the roadway on State Highway 95 in the area of State Highway 71. No information about any involved injuries or the cause of the truck accident have been released at this time.

We will be monitoring for new information if it becomes 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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

US 183 truck crash and fuel spill causes traffic delays

AUSTIN, TX- An accident involving an overturned truck and a fuel spill on the US 183 northbound Wednesday evening caused traffic delays, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The crash was reported at approximately 6:54pm near the intersection of US 183, State Highway 130, and State Highway 45 SE. The roadway was closed so officials could clean the fuel spill and address the wreckage from the overturned truck. No information about potential injuries has been released.

We will monitor for updates.


Jack-knifed semi and vehicle collide on US 290

AUSTIN, TX- An 18-wheeler crashed into a car and jack-knifed Friday afternoon on US 290, causing one hospitalization, according to KXAN.

The collision occurred at approximately 4:00pm, trapping the vehicle underneath the car. Officials arrived to the scene of the incident to help extinguish a vehicle fire, clean a fuel spill, and clear the crash site. One person was reported to be hospitalized after the crash, even though no injuries were reported initially.

We will be monitoring for further information as it becomes 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.

1 killed after Spicewood dump truck accident

SPICEWOOD, TX- A collision involving a dump truck on South Pace Bend Road resulted in a single fatality on Monday evening, according to KXAN.

At approximately 5:35pm, officials responded to an accident reported near the area of 1002 South Pace Bend Road.

No details about the cause of the accident have been released at this time. However, one person suffered fatal injuries in the crash.

The accident is still under investigation.

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.

Update: APD officer dies at hospital following July 28 truck crash

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin Police Officer has succumbed to the injuries he sustained while responding to a call in East Austin early Wednesday morning, according to CBS Austin.

This is an update to a previous news story.

Senior Officer Lewis “Andy” Traylor was responding to an emergency incident at about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday on FM 969 Road, near Ed Bluestein Boulevard, when the driver of an 18-wheeler truck made a U-turn, then collided with his patrol vehicle.

Traylor and his vehicle were pinned beneath the truck’s trailer. He was then taken to Dell Seton, where he died yesterday due to injuries sustained in the accident.

Traylor is survived by his wife and five children, all of whom are under the age of 13.

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.

Austin Police officer seriously injured in FM 969 tractor trailer collision

AUSTIN, TX- A tractor trailer collided with an Austin Police Department officer in a patrol vehicle on FM 969 and critically injured the officer early Wednesday, according to KVUE.

The collision occurred at approximately 2:00am, when a tractor trailer making a U-turn near Decker Lane hit the patrol vehicle responding to an urgent incident. The officer was transported to an area hospital shortly after with injuries deemed to be life-threatening. The road in the area of the accident remained closed for hours after the accident, only opening up around 10:00am.

No more information is available at this time. We will be monitoring for updates.

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.

Overturned recycling truck in South Austin causes delays

AUSTIN, TX- A recycling truck overturned on South Austin’s Loop 360 highway and caused closures in the center lane on Friday, according to KXAN reports.

In the northbound lanes of Loop 360, the center lane was closed for about 30 minutes due to an overturned recycling truck. The crash was cleared at approximately 7:20am.

No more information about the accident or any related injuries is available at this time. We will be monitoring for updates.

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.

Hazardous conditions and delays due to I-35 18-wheeler fire

AUSTIN, TX- The Austin Fire Department responded to a large 18-wheeler fire in the northbound lanes of I-35 in Austin on Tuesday, reports KVUE.

At approximately 5:54pm, an 18-wheeler was reported to have caught fire, causing extensive damage to the vehicle. The back right wheels were engulfed in flames. The incident occurred near the 8700 block in the northbound lanes of I-35.

The incident was said to cause major delays and hazards on the road after its occurrence. There is currently no more information on the cause of the accident or more relevant details or any of the related potential injuries. We will be monitoring for updates.

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 killed in pedestrian and 18-wheeler crash on I-35 near Airport Boulevard

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, one person was killed early this morning in a pedestrian versus 18-wheeler crash on I-35 near Airport Boulevard.

This incident took place at around 3:30 a.m. this morning. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. It is currently unclear what caused the crash.

The highway’s northbound lanes were closed due to the accident. This story will be updated if new details emerge.

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 car 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.


Authorities released new details on the fatal crash on the US-183 fly over

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, authorities have released new details on the fatal crash that took place on the US-183 fly over at MoPac.

The incident took place on Wednesday when a TxDOT work truck and Ford pickup truck crashed. Both vehicles lost control and struck a concrete barrier. The Ford’s driver died at the scene of the crash. Two passengers in the Ford were injured. The TxDOT truck’s driver was not hurt.

The crash is still under investigation. This story will be updated as new 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 car 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.