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One person injured after being trapped in Hwy 290 crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after being trapped in the wreckage of a collision on E Highway 290 last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

 

The crash happened in the 8500 block of the 290 service road just before 10 p.m. when at least one vehicle crashed.

One person was trapped in the wreckage for about fifteen minutes while authorities worked to extricate them. The victim, whose identity was not revealed in the report, was declared a trauma alert, then taken to Dell Seton with potentially serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

The circumstances of the crash have not been revealed 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.


One person dead in motorcycle vs. auto crash in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person died as a result of a motorcycle accident in north Austin this afternoon, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 12000 block of Research Boulevard just before 1 p.m. when a vehicle and a motorcycle collided.

One person, whose identity was not revealed in the report, died at the scene of the accident.

The circumstances of the collision were not available.

ATCEMS warned travelers to avoid the area, due to heavy traffic delays due to the investigation of the accident.

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Three people taken to hospital after Montopolis car accident

AUSTIN, TX – Three people were taken to the hospital following a two-vehicle car accident in the Montopolis area this morning, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 5817 E Riverside Drive, near the intersection with Grove Boulevard, when two vehicles collided just after 10 a.m. One person was trapped within the wreckage for about 15 minutes while authorities worked to extricate them.

The trapped patient and another victim in the crash were taken to St. David’s South as trauma alerts with potentially serious injuries. Another person was taken to Dell Seton Hospital with what ATCEMS described as a “potentially serious medical condition.”

The identities of the victims have not been released 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.


2 children, 2 adults injured in crash on Hwy 183 in S Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two children and two adults were injured Saturday night in a pin-in collision on Highway 183 in south Austin, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of South U.S. Highway 183 and South FM 973 (also known as Clinger Road), and involved at least two vehicles.

Two children were reportedly ejected during the crash and at least one adult was pinned within the wreckage.

One adult was taken to Dell Seton, while the other was brought to South Austin Medical Center. Both are being treated for serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

The two children were taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center, also for the treatment of serious, possibly life-threatening wounds.

The identities of the victims and the circumstances of the collision were not released in the tweet.

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.


Rescue efforts turn to recovery after vehicle reportedly sinks into lake

AUSTIN, TX – A rescue operation for a vehicle that sank into Lady Bird Lake late Friday night turned into a recovery operation, according to the official Twitter account for the Austin-Travis County EMS.

Multiple agencies responded to a call at 11:37 p.m. in the area of 50 Pleasant Valley Road, where a vehicle reportedly sank into the water.

Rescue swimmers and helicopter units attempted to locate missing people or vehicles for over a half-hour but were unsuccessful.

Further efforts will focus on the recovery of a body or vehicle, according to ATCEMS.

No further information is 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.


Two injured in multi-vehicle crash in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Officials with the Austin – Travis County EMS transported one person to the hospital following a collision along the Capital of Texas Freeway during Monday evening’s rush hour.

The crash occurred near the intersection of North Capital of Texas Highway and Waymaker Way at about 4:30 p.m., according to the official Twitter page of Austin-Travis County EMS.

One individual required extraction from their vehicle and was transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center to be treated for life-threatening injuries. Another occupant sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Details regarding the circumstances leading up to the crash have yet to be released. However, the collision caused significant delays on this portion of the Capital of Texas Highway for commuters on Monday evening.

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.


Officials respond to a vehicle rescue in Southeast Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Emergency services in southeast Austin have responded to reports of a vehicle rescue along U.S. Highway 290 Monday night.

According to the official Twiter page of Austin-Travis County EMS, the incident occurred within the 4900 block of U.S. 290 at about 9:10 p.m.

Initial reports are of a vehicle hanging off of the edge of an overpass and one individual trapped inside. This situation is still developing, we will provide any pertinent information as it is made available by South Austin officials.

Authorities are urging motorists to avoid the area throughout Monday night so the collision may be safely cleared from the roadway.

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.


South Austin pursuit ends in SUV rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person was transported to the hospital Monday morning following a police chase in south Austin that ended in a rollover collision.

According to KXAN, police attempted to pull over a vehicle suspected of speeding along State Highway 71 at about 11:30 a.m.

The driver failed to comply and continued traveling south on I-35. They came to a stop along Slaughter Lane, then sped away again in an attempt to evade police.

The driver lost control of their vehicle and rolled it along the eastbound lanes of Slaughter Ln., east of I-35.

The suspect was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe alcohol or drugs may have played a role in the incident.

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.


One dead, one injured in single-vehicle crash on FM 969

AUSTIN, TX – One person is dead and another is injured after a single-vehicle crash Saturday night in east Austin.

According to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident happened at 10::48 p.m. in the 7900 block of Farm-to-Market Road 969 and involved a single vehicle.

One person was briefly pinned within the wreckage but was extracted quickly by emergency crews, according to ATCEMS, and declared a trauma alert. Despite resuscitative efforts, the victim died at the scene.

Another person, also declared a trauma alert, was taken to Dell Seton with injuries that were potentially serious, but not expected to be life-threatening.

ATCEMS warned travelers to avoid the area, as extended traffic delays were likely due to the cleanup and investigation of the collision.

The identities of the victims were not released in the tweet thread.

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.


San Marcos woman possibly injured after colliding with two parked cars

AUSTIN, TX – A woman was injured Tuesday morning after colliding with two unoccupied vehicles in east Austin, according to a crash report filed by the Austin Police Department.

The accident happened at 12:36 a.m. at 1947 East 6th Street when the driver of a red 2018 Chevrolet collided with two unoccupied vehicles, a blue 2015 Jeep and a black 2017 Lexus.

The driver, a 25-year-old woman from San Marcos, reportedly failed to maintain a single lane and was traveling at a high rate of speed. Police also identified driver inattention as a contributing factor.

The driver of the Chevrolet was possibly injured, according to the report.

Weather conditions were not believed to be a contributing factor in 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 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.