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Person in serious condition after fiery car vs motorcycle crash in S Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital in critical condition after a vehicle reportedly caught on fire during a motorcycle crash in south Austin early today, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 3000 block of E Ben White Blvd in the Parker Lane area, just after 12:45 a.m. when a car and a motorcycle collided.

One person was declared a trauma alert, then was taken to South Austin Medical Center with serious injuries thought to be potentially life-threatening.

Authorities did not reveal the circumstances of the crash or the identities of the drivers.

ATCEMS warned travelers in the area to expect traffic delays and road closures as investigators surveyed the scene.

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.


Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – A bicyclist was sent to the hospital in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle yesterday in the Jollyville neighborhood, about 4.5 miles southwest of Round Rock.

According to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident happened in the 7700 block of W Parmer Lane just after 6 p.m. when the driver of a passenger vehicle collided with a bicyclist.

 

EMS administered CPR on the victim, who was then taken to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.

ATCEMS warned travelers to avoid the area, as road closures and heavy traffic was expected to last for a while.

The accident remains under investigation 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 bicycle 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.


Person in critical condition after water rescue at Westwood Country Club

AUSTIN, TX – One person was left with critical injuries following a water rescue near Lake Travis at the Westwood Country Club Sunday evening.

According to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS, the incident began around 5:45 p.m. at 3808 West 35th Street as one person was unresponsive and in need of resuscitation on a boat.

The victim, who was not publicly identified in the report, was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening wounds.

Over 50 minutes of CPR and emergency, life-saving measures were administered to the victim.

The circumstances of the accident were not made available.

No further information is available 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 boating 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.


2 children, 2 adults injured in crash on Hwy 183 in S Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two children and two adults were injured Saturday night in a pin-in collision on Highway 183 in south Austin, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened just before 9 p.m. at the intersection of South U.S. Highway 183 and South FM 973 (also known as Clinger Road), and involved at least two vehicles.

Two children were reportedly ejected during the crash and at least one adult was pinned within the wreckage.

One adult was taken to Dell Seton, while the other was brought to South Austin Medical Center. Both are being treated for serious, possibly life-threatening injuries.

The two children were taken to Dell Children’s Medical Center, also for the treatment of serious, possibly life-threatening wounds.

The identities of the victims and the circumstances of the collision were not released in the tweet.

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.


Pedestrian dead, driver injured in SW Austin collision

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian died and one person was taken to the hospital following a car accident Sunday afternoon in southwest Austin, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The crash happened just before 4 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Lamar Boulevard when a car collided with a pedestrian. The vehicle then struck a light pole, pinning the driver inside the wreckage for about thirty minutes.

The pedestrian died at the scene at about 4:15 p.m.

The driver was taken to South Austin Medical Center as a trauma alert with injuries described as potentially serious.

A third person, apparently an occupant of the vehicle, refused treatment at the crash site.

The identities of the victims were not made available.

ATCEMS advised drivers to avoid the area, as traffic delays were likely.

The accident remains under investigation 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 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.


Rescue efforts turn to recovery after vehicle reportedly sinks into lake

AUSTIN, TX – A rescue operation for a vehicle that sank into Lady Bird Lake late Friday night turned into a recovery operation, according to the official Twitter account for the Austin-Travis County EMS.

Multiple agencies responded to a call at 11:37 p.m. in the area of 50 Pleasant Valley Road, where a vehicle reportedly sank into the water.

Rescue swimmers and helicopter units attempted to locate missing people or vehicles for over a half-hour but were unsuccessful.

Further efforts will focus on the recovery of a body or vehicle, according to ATCEMS.

No further information is available 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 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.


Two seriously injured in South Austin motorcycle crash

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were hospitalized with serious injuries following a single motorcycle collision south of Austin Friday evening.

The crash occurred within the 11800 block of Old San Antonio Road just after 6:00 p.m., according to the official Twitter page of Austin- Travis County EMS. Officials noticed two victims had been injured upon thier arrival on the scene.

Both patients were transported to Dell Seton Medical Center. One individual was treated for potentially life-threatening injuries while the other’s injuries were considered to be potentially serious.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation as of Friday night.

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.


Two injured in multi-vehicle crash in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Officials with the Austin – Travis County EMS transported one person to the hospital following a collision along the Capital of Texas Freeway during Monday evening’s rush hour.

The crash occurred near the intersection of North Capital of Texas Highway and Waymaker Way at about 4:30 p.m., according to the official Twitter page of Austin-Travis County EMS.

One individual required extraction from their vehicle and was transported to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center to be treated for life-threatening injuries. Another occupant sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Details regarding the circumstances leading up to the crash have yet to be released. However, the collision caused significant delays on this portion of the Capital of Texas Highway for commuters on Monday evening.

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.


Officials respond to a vehicle rescue in Southeast Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Emergency services in southeast Austin have responded to reports of a vehicle rescue along U.S. Highway 290 Monday night.

According to the official Twiter page of Austin-Travis County EMS, the incident occurred within the 4900 block of U.S. 290 at about 9:10 p.m.

Initial reports are of a vehicle hanging off of the edge of an overpass and one individual trapped inside. This situation is still developing, we will provide any pertinent information as it is made available by South Austin officials.

Authorities are urging motorists to avoid the area throughout Monday night so the collision may be safely cleared from the roadway.

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.


South Austin pursuit ends in SUV rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person was transported to the hospital Monday morning following a police chase in south Austin that ended in a rollover collision.

According to KXAN, police attempted to pull over a vehicle suspected of speeding along State Highway 71 at about 11:30 a.m.

The driver failed to comply and continued traveling south on I-35. They came to a stop along Slaughter Lane, then sped away again in an attempt to evade police.

The driver lost control of their vehicle and rolled it along the eastbound lanes of Slaughter Ln., east of I-35.

The suspect was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Police believe alcohol or drugs may have played a role in the incident.

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.