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Driver possibly injured after colliding with vacant car on Dawson Rd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was reported as injured after colliding with a vacant vehicle in the Bouldin Creek area on Tuesday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash occurred at 716 Dawson Road, near Post Oak Street, at 7:18 p.m., when the front right of a gray 2011 Honda collided with the back left and left sides of a white 2020 Volkswagen which was vacant at the time.

The driver, a 33-year-old man, sustained a possible injury in the crash.

No further details on the crash are available at this time.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Scooter operator critically injured after being hit by car on Congress Ave.

AUSTIN, TX – A scooter rider was severely injured after being struck by a driver on Congress Avenue yesterday afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident happened near the intersection of S Congress Avenue and W Riverside Drive at 2:07 p.m.

An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton Hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries. Medics were attempting CPR on the victim as of 2:26 p.m.

The victim’s identity and current condition were not immediately available.

Authorities asked drivers to avoid the area, as road closures were likely as investigators worked the crash.

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 scooter 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 injured after setting house in North Loop area on fire, AFD says

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department says that a man deliberately set a home in the North Loop area on fire yesterday morning and was injured as a result.


The incident occurred at 5214 Avenue H, near E 52nd Street and E 53rd Street at 7:29 a.m., when a man allegedly set a single-family home ablaze.

The man was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries.

Authorities determined he deliberately set the home on fire, causing $275,000 worth of damage to the structure and $10,000 to the contents of the home. The house was determined to be a total loss.

The victim will be taken to jail after his release from the 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 an accident, call the Austin 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.


Injury accident reported on Johnny Morris Rd in Daffan

DAFFAN, TX – The Austin Fire Department reported a traffic accident with injury this afternoon in the Daffan area, northeast of Austin.

The crash occurred at 9626 Johnny Morris Road at 4:35 p.m.

While the cause of the crash is unclear at this time, AFD described the incident as a priority-four crash. Such crashes tend to have victims who have suffered non-critical wounds.

No further information is available at this time. Check back later for further details on this developing news story.

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.


Two horses rescued after horse trailer overturns on Hwy 183

AUSTIN, TX – Two horses were trapped for a short time after a horse trailer rolled over on Highway 183 this morning, according to the Austin Fire Department.

The accident occurred on Highway 183 and Lakeline Mall Drive at about 9:40 a.m., when a horse trailer rolled over and trapped two horses within.

The animals were rescued by 10:09 a.m. and are expected to be alright.

It is unclear what caused the trailer to overturn.

Authorities advised travelers of traffic delays in the area as they worked the accident.

No further details are available 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 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.


Early-morning crash on Hwy 183 causes closures and traffic delays

AUSTIN, TX – An accident on Highway 183 caused traffic delays and road closures early this morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation Austin (TxDOT).

The accident occurred near the Walnut Creek Business Park on southbound US-183, near Highway 290 (Manor Expressway), at about 12:35 a.m.

Authorities closed the southbound lanes of the highway as they worked the accident. Drivers were asked to detour to the Hwy 183 frontage road in the meanwhile.

It is unclear what led to the crash or if anyone was hurt as a result.

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.


18-year-old and 47-year-old possibly injured in crash on Lamar Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – A woman and an 18-year-old were possibly injured in an accident on Lamar Boulevard in North Austin earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The accident occurred in the 11600 block of N Lamar Boulevard, north of N Bend Drive and W Braker Lane, at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, when the driver of a silver 2016 Honda failed to yield the right of way.

The front of the silver Honda collided with the front of a blue 2007 Honda.

The driver of the silver Honda, a 47-year-old woman who was determined to be at fault, suffered possible injuries in the crash.

The other driver, an 18-year-old woman, was also reported as being possibly injured.

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.


Dog dead, elderly woman in hospital after house fire on Richmond Ave

AUSTIN, TX – An elderly woman was injured and her dog was killed during a house fire on Richmond Avenue last night, according to KXAN.

The fire happened in the 4500 block of Richmond Avenue, near Manchaca Road and Highway 290, at about 9 p.m.

A neighbor helped rescue the victim from the structure. She was then taken to the hospital with critical injuries that were possibly life-threatening.

The victim’s dog died in the fire.

The cause of the blaze is 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 an accident, call the Austin 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.


Person in critical condition after motorcycle accident on FM 969 and Decker

AUSTIN, TX – A person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle collision on FM 969 Road early this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Decker Lane and FM 969 Rd at 4:41 a.m. and involved a single motorcycle.

One person was unconscious when authorities arrived and was declared a trauma alert. The victim was taken to Dell Seton with life-threatening injuries.

Travelers were asked to avoid the area and to be alert for heavy traffic delays and for authorities working the crash.

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 motorcycle 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.


One person suffers injuries after pin-in collision on Southwest Parkway

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after being trapped in the wreckage of a crash on Southwest Parkway for over a half-hour yesterday morning.

According to the Austin-Travis County EMS, the crash occurred in the 10000 block of Southwest Parkway at 11:09 a.m., when a single vehicle overturned and trapped the driver within.


The victim, an adult who has yet to be identified, was trapped within the wreckage for over 30 minutes as crews worked to free them. The victim was declared a trauma alert, and after being rescued, was taken to St. David’s South for the treatment of possibly serious wounds.

A medical helicopter was originally called to the scene but was canceled due to poor weather conditions.

While it is unclear at this time what led to the crash, it is highly likely that icy road conditions may have played a role.

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.