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Driver possibly injured after colliding with vacant car on Dawson Rd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was reported as injured after colliding with a vacant vehicle in the Bouldin Creek area on Tuesday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash occurred at 716 Dawson Road, near Post Oak Street, at 7:18 p.m., when the front right of a gray 2011 Honda collided with the back left and left sides of a white 2020 Volkswagen which was vacant at the time.

The driver, a 33-year-old man, sustained a possible injury in the crash.

No further details on the crash 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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

1 dead, 1 injured in late-night Hwy 290 rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed, and another was severely injured in a rollover accident on Highway 290 late last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 8100 block of W. US-290 at 11:32 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and rolled over onto its roof, pinning two people within the wreckage, according to initial reports.

Two people were declared trauma alerts after being rescued by emergency crews.

One person died at the scene.

Another person was taken to the hospital with severe, life-threatening wounds.

Authorities warned of continued road closures in the area, and advised drivers to avoid 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.

Person killed after being hit by train near downtown Amtrak station

AUSTIN, TX – A person was killed after being struck by a train in the downtown area last night, according to KXAN.

The accident occurred near an Amtrak station near the intersection of Baylor Street and W. 3rd Street at about 9:10 p.m.

Initial reports stated that a person was trapped beneath a train after being hit by it. The victim died at the scene.

The identity of the victim and the cause of the accident were not immediately available.

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 hospitalized after being ejected from vehicle on Bastrop Hwy

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after being ejected from a vehicle during a collision on Bastrop Highway last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened in the 600 block of Bastrop Highway at 8:17 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

One person was ejected from the vehicle in the collision. They were declared a trauma alert, and then taken to Dell Seton with possibly serious wounds.

The identity of the victim and the cause of the crash are not 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.

Collision near Briarcliff causes traffic delays and closures on SH-71

BRIARCLIFF, TX – A collision on State Highway 71 caused traffic delays and road closures in northwestern Travis County yesterday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.


The accident happened near the town of Briarcliff, on State Highway 71, near RM 2322 Road/Pace Bend Road S, at about 3:25 p.m.

Authorities closed both directions of SH-71 as they worked the collision and cleaned up the scene.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area and to allow for extra travel time due to traffic delays.

The roadway was reopened by 7:23 p.m.

At this point, it is unclear what led to the crash, or if anyone was injured as a result.

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.


Person severely hurt after falling off skateboard near Walnut Creek Park

AUSTIN, TX – One person was critically injured after falling from a skateboard near the Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park in North Austin on Friday evening.

According to the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident occurred at 12014 Lincolnshire Drive at 5:04 p.m., when an adult victim fell from a skateboard and onto the paved trail.


The victim sustained traumatic injuries in the fall.

EMS personnel initially planned to move the victim using a stretcher, and then take them to the ambulance, which would be driven as far down the trail as possible.

The victim was instead taken from the trail via the use of a big wheel and was then declared a trauma alert.

They were taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds. Their identity was not immediately 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 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 children and one adult suffer possibly serious injuries in NE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two children and an adult were taken to the hospital following a collision on Ed Bluestein Boulevard last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened near the intersection of Loyola Lane and the northbound Ed Bluestein Blvd service road at 6:07 p.m., when two vehicles collided.

Two children were taken to Dell Children’s for the treatment of possibly serious injuries.

An adult victim also sustained possibly severe wounds and was taken to Dell Seton for treatment.

The cause of the crash and the identities of the victims were not immediately 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 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.


Child and 5 adults injured in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 183

AUSTIN, TX – Six people, including a child, were injured in a pin-in collision on Highway 183 earlier this evening, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident occurred in the 9900 block of S Highway 183, near Maha Loop, at 7:57 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided.

One person was pinned within the wreckage of the crash for a time.

Authorities declared all six patients to be trauma alerts.

A child was taken to Dell Children’s with severe, life-threatening injuries.

Authorities took two adults to South Austin Medical, with one of them suffering critical, life-threatening wounds, and the other sustaining serious injuries that were possibly life-threatening.

Two other adults were taken to Dell Seton with severe wounds that were not expected to be life-threatening.

The final patient was taken to South Austin for the treatment of non-critical wounds.

The cause of the crash and the identities of the victims were not immediately 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 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.


One person killed in early-morning rollover crash on Cameron Road

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – A rollover crash in northeastern Austin claimed the life of one person early this morning, according to KXAN.

The accident happened at about 3 a.m., in the 10500 block of Cameron Road, near Springdale Road, when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

One person was declared dead at the scene.

Authorities advised drivers to expect traffic delays as they worked the crash. Their investigation continues at this time.

The cause of the crash and the identity of the victim were not immediately 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 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.


2 children and 4 adults injured in Todd Ln rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – Six people, including two children, were taken to the hospital following a rollover accident on Todd Lane this afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident happened in the 3700 block of Todd Lane at 1:45 p.m., when a single vehicle crashed and rolled over onto its side.

One person was partially ejected from the vehicle and declared a trauma alert. They were taken to St. David’s South for the treatment of serious injuries that were possibly life-threatening.

Three other adults and two children were taken to the same hospital, all with non-critical wounds.

Bystanders at the scene were reportedly able to help upright the vehicle.

Authorities advised travelers to avoid the area and to expect heavy traffic delays.

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.