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Early-morning crash causes traffic delays and closures on FM 812 Rd

COLTON, TX – Authorities responded to a crash on FM 812 Road east of Colton early this morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.

The collision occurred on FM 812 Rd, near State Highway 130, at about 4 a.m.

FM 812 was closed near the scene in response to the crash.

No further details, including those regarding the cause of the crash and possible injuries, 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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

3 people killed after car rolls off side of overpass in SE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Three people were killed after a car went off the side of an overpass in southeast Austin early this morning, according to KXAN.

The accident occurred near I-35 and Ben White Boulevard in the 3600 block of Todd Lane at 2:45 a.m., when two vehicles collided, causing one of them to roll over the side of the overpass and onto the service road below the roadway.

Three adult victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

DUI suspected in crash that caused injury to driver and passenger in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A woman accused of driving under the influence and her passenger were injured in a crash in North Austin on Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The collision occurred in the 12800 block of Irongate Avenue, near Singletree Avenue, at 8:31 a.m.

The driver of a brown 2011 Nissan, a 30-year-old woman, is suspected of being under the influence of drugs when she crashed into the back-left end of a black 1998 Ford. The Nissan then overturned.

The driver of the Nissan and her 29-year-old passenger suffered possible injuries in the crash. A second passenger was unharmed.

It is unclear if anyone was in the Ford when the crash occurred.

No other details are 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.

Man injured after allegedly inattentive driver causes crash on Congress Ave

AUSTIN, TX – A man was injured in a crash that may have been caused by inattentive driving on Congress Avenue on Tuesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash happened at 4229 S Congress Avenue, near Industrial Boulevard, at 8:47 a.m., as the 66-year-old driver of a gray 2017 Lexus reportedly failed to pay proper attention to the roadway. He then failed to yield the right of way while making a left turn, and the right-back quarter of his vehicle was struck by the front-right end of a white 2016 Honda.

The driver of the Honda, a 27-year-old man, sustained possible injuries in the accident.

The at-fault driver was not reported as injured.

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 critically injured in late-night rollover accident on Hwy 290

AUSTIN, TX – One person suffered critical injuries in a rollover accident on Highway 290 late Friday night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.


The collision happened at 9293-9391 E Highway 290 eastbound at 11:03 p.m., when at least one vehicle crashed and overturned.

An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds.

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

No other information was immediately released.

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.

Injuries reported in crash on Mopac Expy and Braker Ln

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries on the Mopac Expressway service road this morning.

The crash happened on the N Mopac Expy service road and W Braker Lane, near the West Pickle Research Area, at 9:05 a.m.

Priority-four injuries were reported in the crash, which often refers to those expected to be minor in nature. This has not yet been confirmed.

No further details are 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.

Crash on I-35 near Slaughter Ln causes road closures and delays

AUSTIN, TX – A collision on I-35 near Slaughter Lane led to traffic delays and road closures this afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.

The crash happened on northbound I-35, before Slaughter Ln, at about 12:30 p.m.

The northbound lanes of the highway were closed as a result, with authorities rerouting traffic to the frontage road at Exit 227.

It is unclear at this point what led to the accident or if anyone was injured. Check back later for further updates on this developing news story.

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.

Woman reported injured after teen driver causes crash on FM 973

AUSTIN, TX – A woman was injured following a collision with a teen driver on FM 973 Road earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash happened east of Lake Walter E. Long on FM 973, near Highway 130, at 8:16 a.m. Tuesday, when the 18-year-old driver of a gold 2004 GMC failed to maintain a single lane. The front of his vehicle collided with a gray 2019 Toyota being driven by a 68-year-old woman.

The female driver sustained possible injuries in the crash.

The 18-year-old was not reported as injured.

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.

 


Man drowns after getting caught in hydraulic on Colorado River

AUSTIN, TX – A man drowned after falling from a raft and into the Colorado River this afternoon, according to KXAN.

The incident occurred near the 9100 block of Ramirez Lane in East Austin at about 2:40 p.m., when an adult male fell from a raft after going over a low-head dam. He was caught in a hydraulic and drowned.

Despite attempts to resuscitate him, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the victim is unavailable 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.

2 people reported hurt in multi-vehicle crash on I-35 in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN, TX – Two people were reported injured following a multi-vehicle collision on I-35 in Georgetown earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The accident happened on I-35 near Williams Drive at 2:43 p.m. Monday, when a white 2017 Jeep, a white 2016 Ford, and a white 2015 Ram collided.

The driver of the Ford, a 57-year-old woman, was reportedly as possibly injured, as was the driver of the Jeep, a 28-year-old woman.

The occupants of the Ram were not hurt in the crash.

There was no word on the cause of the collision.

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.