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Intoxicated driver hits, kills pedestrian on sidewalk

AUSTIN, TX – A man has been charged with driving while intoxicated and intoxication manslaughter after hitting and killing a female pedestrian on the city’s far northwest side last week, My Texas Daily reports.

The accident happened at the intersection of Pond Springs Road and U.S. Highway 183 at approximately 10:36 p.m on May 21.

Gary Joseph Brauneis, 27, was driving a grey 2010 Mazda M3i northbound on the service road when he struck a 2014 GMC pickup truck stopped at a red light intersection. The impact launched the truck into the intersection while the Mazda continued accelerating, striking a woman who was walking on the sidewalk. The Mazda did not stop until it crashed into a building.

The victim—identified as Ginger Mattox, 30—was transported to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Brauneis was arrested, charged with driving while intoxicated, and charged with intoxication manslaughter

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Man critically injured in possible hit-and-run in NE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A man was severely injured following a possible hit-and-run early this morning, according to a recent news report by KXAN.

The accident occurred around 1 a.m. at the intersection of Crown Ridge Road and East Rundberg Lane.

The victim was lying in the roadway whenever he was discovered by authorities. He has been taken to the hospital with injuries described as “critical life-threatening.”

This is a developing story, and we will continue to monitor it for more details.

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 pedestrian accident, call the Austin pedestrian 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.


Pedestrian struck and killed by car

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a pedestrian was hit and killed in northwest Austin Wednesday afternoon.

The adult pedestrian was struck in the 7900 block of Parmer Lane around 4:40 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene.

TxDot said Parmer Lane was closed west of SH 130 and delays were expected.

The Austin pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Update: Authorities identify man hit on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – The man who was hit and killed while walking on Interstate 35 on May 15 has been identified by Austin Police, KXAN reports .

Dawon Jermaine Davis, 31, was walking southbound between the Yager Lane and Braker Lane exits when he attempted to cross from the median to the west side of the highway.

A 2010 Mercury Grand Marquis driving southbound in the middle lane struck Davis at approximately 2:35 a.m.

The driver of the Mercury exited the highway and waited for police at the nearest gas station.

APD confirms that impairment, weather conditions, or road conditions play a factor in the incident at this time.

The Austin pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Pedestrian fatally struck on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on I-35 in North Austin early Friday morning, Fox 7 Austin reports.

The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on the southbound side of the highway near Parmer Lane.

Austin EMS personnel found the man on the side of the road and attempted to save him, but were unable to. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Austin pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.