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Travis County deputy killed in motorcycle crash while returning home from Louisiana

MILANO, TX (MILAM COUNTY)  – An off-duty Travis County deputy was killed in a motorcycle accident while traveling back from Louisiana on Friday night, according to a story by CBS Austin.

The accident happened on westbound US-79 at about 10:15 p.m. when the driver of a 2007 Pontiac G6 sedan, a 17-year-old boy from Cameron, went over the center line and into the lane of oncoming traffic.

The Pontiac collided with 48-year-old Sr. Deputy Robert (Drew) Small, who was operating a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle at the time.

Small, who was reportedly off-duty and returning from Louisiana, died at the scene.

The 17-year-old was not immediately reported as injured.

Officials from the Texas Department of Public Safety are looking into the accident 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 motorcycle 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.


Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-35

GEORGETOWN, TX – According to a Tweet from ATCEMS, a motorcyclist has died following a crash with a truck.

The accident took place late last night near Leander Road.  According to the tweet, no other injuries resulted from this crash.

The victim has not yet been identified. If more information on this accident 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.


UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies following crash on Stassney Lane

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, the motorcyclist involved in a crash on Stassney lane near Teri Road has died after being hospitalized.

The accident took place at around 5 p.m. yesterday when a motorcycle crashed into a parked car. The victim received CPR before being taken to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead at around 6:16 p.m.

Further information on this accident has not been released. If more information is made available, 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 motorcycle 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.


Motorcycle crash reported on Stassney Lane near Teri Road

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin Travis County EMS, a motorcycle crash has taken place on Stassney Lane near Teri Road.

The crash was reported at around 5:06 p.m. this evening and involved a motorcycle and vehicle. One person has been reported injured and is currently receiving CPR.

Authorities have advised drivers to expect delays in the area.

If more information on this incident 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 motorcycle 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.

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 motorcycle 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 critically injured in SE Austin motorcycle crash

AUSTIN, TX – A person was injured Saturday night in a motorcycle accident in southeast Austin, according to a Tweet published by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened at 6:36 p.m. at the intersection of Ross Road and Pearce Lane, not far from the Austin Buddhist Center.

The adult victim, who has yet to be publicly identified by police, was seriously injured and declared a trauma alert. They were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

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 motorcycle 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.


State Trooper sent to hospital after crash near teacher protest

AUSTIN, TX – A crash involving a car and a police motorcycle this morning sent a state trooper to the hospital, according to KXAN.

The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. at Lavaca Street and 15th Street, near a teacher-led demonstration protesting the planned reopening of Texas schools.

The officer had his emergency lights on and was driving through the intersection when a 2006 Mazda turned left, into his pathway. The Mazda collided with the motorcycle, sending the trooper to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

The identities of the officer and the driver of the Mazda have not yet been released.

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 motorcycle 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.


Victim identified in fatal weekend motorcycle crash

TEMPLE, TX – Authorities in Temple have identified the victim in a weekend motorcycle accident on Interstate 35.

According to KWTX, Johnaton James Amaro, 34, of Austin was killed when he lost control and was ejected from his motorcycle on the freeway near West Nugent Avenue Saturday.

Information regarding how the incident transpired has yet to be released. We will continue to monitor this ongoing story and provide any further details as they are made available by Temple Police.

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 motorcycle 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 injured in motorcycle vs. car accident in north Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A person was sent to the hospital after an accident involving a car and a motorcycle this morning near the Interstate 35 Frontage Road, according to a report by KXAN.

The accident occurred just before 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of the I-35 Frontage Road and West Howard Lane.

Emergency services took one person to the hospital with injuries that were deemed potentially serious.

There is no further information at this time regarding the identity of the victim or the circumstances that led to the crash.

We will continue to monitor this story and will update it as more information becomes 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 car accident, call the Austin motorcycle 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 people seriously injured in motorcycle vs. car accident in SE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were seriously injured following a motorcycle and car accident tonight in southeast Austin, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened just before 8:45 p.m. at the 2400 block of East Oltorf Street.

ATCEMS describes the injuries to the two people as “serious” and “potentially life-threatening.” They have been declared trauma alerts and have been transported to St. David’s South Medical Center for treatment.

There is no further information regarding the identities of the victims or the circumstances of the crash at this time.

Our team will continue to monitor this developing story, and we will update our blog as more details emerge.

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 motorcycle 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.