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Sheriff responding to injuries following crash on Westlake Drive near Mt Larson Road

AUSTIN, TX – According to the City of Austin, the Travis County Sheriff’s Office is responding to injuries following a crash on Westlake Drive near Mt Larson Road.

The accident was reported at around 1:15 p.m. this afternoon. At least one person was injured in the incident. It is currently unclear what caused the injury.

If new details on the accident are released, then this story will be updated.

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.


1 dead, 2 hospitalized following early-morning pin-in crash on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed, and another two people were injured following a three-vehicle pin-in collision on I-35 early this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident occurred in the 9900 block of N I-35 northbound at about 2 a.m., when three vehicles collided.

One person was pinned within the wreckage for a short time. By 2:17 a.m., authorities had managed to free the victim and had begun to administer CPR. Despite their efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene by 2:36 a.m.

Two other people were taken to the hospital in Round Rock with non-critical injuries.

A fourth person refused treatment at the scene.

Authorities advised drivers to avoid the area, and to expect closures as the accident was being investigated.

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 severely injured after motorcycle and vehicle collide on Hwy 290

AUSTIN, TX – One person was severely injured during a motorcycle accident on Highway 290 late last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened on westbound US-290, near Scenic Brook Drive in the West Oak Hill area, at 10:10 p.m., when a motorcycle and another vehicle collided.

One person was declared a trauma alert and was reportedly unconscious when authorities arrived. The victim was taken to St. David’s South for the treatment of severe, possibly life-threatening wounds.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area due to traffic delays and possible road closures.

The victim’s identity and the cause of the crash are not yet 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.

Person hospitalized after being ejected from vehicle on Bastrop Hwy

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after being ejected from a vehicle during a collision on Bastrop Highway last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened in the 600 block of Bastrop Highway at 8:17 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

One person was ejected from the vehicle in the collision. They were declared a trauma alert, and then taken to Dell Seton with possibly serious wounds.

The identity of the victim and the cause of the crash are not 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.

Collision near Briarcliff causes traffic delays and closures on SH-71

BRIARCLIFF, TX – A collision on State Highway 71 caused traffic delays and road closures in northwestern Travis County yesterday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.


The accident happened near the town of Briarcliff, on State Highway 71, near RM 2322 Road/Pace Bend Road S, at about 3:25 p.m.

Authorities closed both directions of SH-71 as they worked the collision and cleaned up the scene.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area and to allow for extra travel time due to traffic delays.

The roadway was reopened by 7:23 p.m.

At this point, it is unclear what led to the crash, or if anyone was injured 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.


4 people hospitalized after vehicle overturns on Mopac Expwy

AUSTIN, TX – Four people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle overturned on the Mopac Expressway yesterday afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident happened in the 5200 block of northbound Mopac Expressway N at 3:45 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

At least one person was trapped within the wreckage for nearly 30 minutes.

Three people were declared trauma alerts and were taken to the hospital in Round Rock with possibly severe injuries.

An additional victim was transported to the hospital with non-critical wounds.

The cause of the crash is not available at this time.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area and to expect heavy traffic delays.

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.


Urgent car crash reported on FM 1626 just west of I-35

AUSTIN, TX – According to the City of Austin, police are responding to an urgent car crash on FM 1626 just west of I-35.

The incident occurred at around 1:23 p.m. this afternoon. Additional details, such as resulting injuries are not available. The accident was urgent, meaning that injuries are suspected or the road is blocked.

If new information is reported, then this story will be updated.

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.


Firefighters responding to traffic injury at Riverside Drive and Congress Avenue

AUSTIN, TX – According to a Tweet from the Austin Fire Department, firefighters are responding to a traffic injury at Riverside Drive and Congress Avenue.


The incident took place at around 2 p.m. this afternoon. At least one person was injured.

It is currently unclear what caused the injury. If new details are reported, then this story will be updated.

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.


APD responding to urgent crash at W Parmer Lane and Metric Boulevard

AUSTIN, TX – According to the City of Austin, APD is responding to an urgent car crash at W Parmer Lane and Metric Boulevard.

This north Austin crash was reported at around 1 p.m. this afternoon. It is unclear if anyone was injured at this time. However, the crash was reported as urgent, indicating that injuries are suspected or the roadway is blocked.

If new details are reported, then this story will be updated.

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.


Travis County Sheriff’s Office responding to crash on Nameless Road

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – According to the City of Austin, the Travis County Sheriff’s Office responding to a crash on Nameless Road in northwest Travis County.

The incident occurred at around noon today near Nameless Ranch Road. It is currently unclear if anyone was hurt.

If new details are made available, such as the cause of the crash, then this post will be updated.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Travis County 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 Travis County 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.