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1 dead, 2 injured after car crashes into gate near Circuit of the Americas

DEL VALLE, TX – One person was killed and another two were injured as a result of a car crash near the Circuit of the Americas in Del Valle yesterday morning, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The collision happened around 5:13 a.m. when a car collided with a gate near 9514 Circuit of the Americas Boulevard, resulting in at least one person being pinned within the wreckage.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

After being extricated from the wreckage, one person was taken to St. David’s South with critical, life-threatening wounds.

A third victim was being evaluated for hospital transport, and their condition was not immediately 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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

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.

1 person dead, another 2 injured in crash on State Hwy 71 in Bee Cave

BEE CAVE, TX – One person was killed and another two victims were injured in a car accident on State Highway 71 in the Bee Cave area last night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The collision happened in the 16700 block of W SH-71 at 8:22 p.m.

At least one person was pinned within the wreckage for a short time. After being extricated from the crash, they were declared a trauma alert.

One person was declared dead at the scene.

A second victim was taken to South Austin Medical Center with critical, life-threatening wounds.

The third victim was taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of severe, possibly life-threatening injuries.

Drivers were told to expect heavy traffic delays near the scene and were asked to slow down for investigators in the area.

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: Officials ID victims killed in July 10 crash on I-35 and E 53rd St

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities have identified the two men who were killed after their car fell off the side of the I-35 frontage road bridge on July 10, according to KXAN.

This is an update to a previous news story.

The crash occurred in the 5200 block of the N I-35 frontage road, near E 53rd Street, at about 4:20 a.m., when a vehicle fell off the frontage road bridge and onto the roadway below.

20-year-old David Bearden and 38-year-old Charlie Jackson, both of whom were passengers, were ejected during the crash. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

A third passenger was taken to the hospital with critical injuries.

The driver then fled 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.

Pedestrian killed near Austin-Bergstrom

AUSTIN, TX – An adult pedestrian was killed in a collision with a motor vehicle on E Ben White Boulevard near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport late this morning.

Austin-Travis County EMS were called to the 8300 block of E Ben White Blvd at 11:07 a.m. after a motor vehicle hit a pedestrian. They pronounced the victim dead at the scene. While few details about the collision are available at this time, we will endeavor to update this blog with additional information if possible.

Prolonged traffic closures are expected, and motorists should avoid the area if possible.

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 person killed, 2 seriously injured in multi-vehicle crash on Ben White Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed and another two were injured in a multi-vehicle collision on Ben White Boulevard early yesterday morning, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened in the 500 block of eastbound W Ben White Blvd at 2:32 a.m., when four vehicles collided.

Three people were declared trauma alerts and extricated from their vehicles.

One of those victims, who was identified only as an adult patient, was pronounced dead at the scene by 3:06 a.m.

Another patient was taken to St. David’s South with critical, life-threatening wounds.

The final victim was taken to the same hospital for the treatment of serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash was not immediately 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.

Bicyclist hit and killed in collision on Capital of Texas Hwy

AUSTIN, TX – A bicyclist was fatally struck in a collision on the Capital of Texas Highway in southwest Austin yesterday, according to KXAN.

The collision occurred in the 1300 block of S Capital of Texas Highway, near Westbank Drive, at about 8:15 a.m., when a car crashed into a bicyclist.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene.

No further information is available at this time.

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.

Person dead following wilderness rescue in North Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Paramedics with Austin-Travis County EMS have reported a single fatality following a wilderness rescue in North Austin Friday.

According to KXAN, emergency services responded to the incident near Walnut Creek around noon on Friday.

First responders reported one unresponsive person at the scene. The patient died after paramedics performed CPR for nearly 30 minutes.

Details regarding the events leading up the incident have not been released. Police do not believe the death to be suspicious.

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 pedestrian accident, call the Texas 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.


San Antonio Police arrest suspect who fled the scene of a fatal 18-wheeler crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Officials with the San Antonio Police Department have the man in custody who they believe fled the scene of a fatal 18-wheeler crash near Interstate 35 early Tuesday morning.

According to My San Antonio, police responded to reports of a truck driving erratically along Austin Street at bout 3:15 p.m. The witness continued to follow the track until they discovered it had flipped on its side a few blocks away.

Upon their arrival at the scene, officials found a 45-year-old male occupant dead in the cab of the truck. Officials spotted 32-year-old Sacramento Martinez attempting to run away from the crash.

Martinez, who had an active felony warrant out of Austin, was arrested and booked in connection to the crash as well as other crimes.

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 an accident, call the Texas 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.


Police seek the public’s help in identifying hit-and-run suspect

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities in North Austin are asking for the public’s’ assistance in providing any information that may lead to an arrest in connection to a deadly July hit-and-run.

The incident occurred within the 9100 block of Research Boulevard at about 1:30 a.m. on July 23rd. Sarah Dabadie, 43, was found lying dead in the street by passersby who called police following the crash.

According to the Austin American Statesman, the driver failed to stop and render assistance to the victim at the scene. No details regarding their identity or the vehicle involved have been released.

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.