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Bicycle crash on Ben White Boulevard causes one critical injury

AUSTIN, TX- A crash involving a bicycle and a vehicle has critically injured a bicyclist on Ben White Boulevard on Friday night, according to Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services.

The accident was reported at approximately 9:24pm near the 7200 area of the eastbound Ben White Boulevard service road. The victim, a bicyclist, was critically injured in life-threatening condition, and was transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center shortly after.

We will be monitoring for further information. No other information on injuries was reported 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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

APD identify bicyclist killed at East Koenig and Clayton

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police have released the identify of a man who was struck and killed earlier this month while riding his bicycle near the intersection of East Koenig and Clayton Lanes.

The Austin American-Statesman reports that the incident occurred just before noon on February 5. 56-year-old Mark Davis was hit by an SUV as he rode against traffic on a one-way street in the area, just northwest of where US 290 meets I-35. Emergency responders took Davis to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the SUV that hit Davis stayed on the scene and has cooperated with the ongoing police investigation. It is not clear whether that person will face any charges.

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 bicycle accident lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Teen killed in Liberty Hill crash

LIBERTY HILL, TX – According to KVUE, a 14-year-old has died in a crash on State Highway 29 that took place on Saturday at around 8:30 p.m.

The accident occurred when a Toyota Prius struck the boy as he was riding a bike along an unlit portion of the highway. The victim’s bicycle did not have any lights.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. No charges have been filed 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.


Cyclist killed overnight in hit-and-run crash

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a bicyclist was killed in a hit-and-run crash in the northbound lanes of the I-35 frontage road near Tech Ridge Boulevard.

The crash took place at around 11 p.m. last night. An unknown driver struck a bicyclist before fleeing the crash scene.

The victim received CPR but was pronounced dead at the crash scene.

Police are continuing to search for the culprit.

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.


Child seriously injured following bicycle collision

AUSTIN, TX – A minor was taken to the hospital after their bicycle was struck by a motor vehicle.

According to KVUE, the accident occurred on a BMX Track in Walnut Creek Park just after 7:00 p.m. The child was taken to Dell Childrens’ Medical Center with possible severe injuries.

No word on how the collision happened has been released as of yet. However, the situation is ongoing and we will provide updates on the condition of the victim as they are made available.

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 bicycle accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses