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Two children dead, four adults injured in SH 71 crash

LA GRANGE, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – Two children are dead and four others are injured following an accident late last night, according to the Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The incident occurred around 10:45 p.m. in the 3800 block of East State Highway 71 Service Road.

Emergency officials performed CPR on the two children at the scene of the accident, where they were later pronounced dead.

Two adults were transported to the hospital with potentially serious injuries.  Two other adults received minor injuries and were not taken to the hospital for treatment.

ATCEMS advised people to avoid the area due to traffic closures for the investigation.

There is no information at this time regarding the identity of the victims or the circumstances of 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 a car 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.


UPDATE: Man killed in Metric Blvd crash identified

AUSTIN, TX – The person who died in a May 8 crash on Metric Boulevard in Austin has been identified by authorities, according to KXAN.

James Henry Omary, 66, a passenger in a Mitsubishi Galant, died in a head-on crash at 12349 Metric Blvd. The Galant was hit by a 2018 Hino van, which was pushed into the wrong lane by the impact of a 2004 GMC SUV.

There are no details at this time as to why the SUV and the van crashed.

Omary was transported to the hospital but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Four other passengers in the Galant were injured, but the drivers of the SUV and the van were not. They remained at the scene of the accident.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community informed about traffic accidents and news across town and safer while on the road. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, call the Austin car accident lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation.