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1 dead, 2 hospitalized following early-morning pin-in crash on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed, and another two people were injured following a three-vehicle pin-in collision on I-35 early this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident occurred in the 9900 block of N I-35 northbound at about 2 a.m., when three vehicles collided.

One person was pinned within the wreckage for a short time. By 2:17 a.m., authorities had managed to free the victim and had begun to administer CPR. Despite their efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene by 2:36 a.m.

Two other people were taken to the hospital in Round Rock with non-critical injuries.

A fourth person refused treatment at the scene.

Authorities advised drivers to avoid the area, and to expect closures as the accident was being investigated.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.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 severely injured after motorcycle and vehicle collide on Hwy 290

AUSTIN, TX – One person was severely injured during a motorcycle accident on Highway 290 late last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened on westbound US-290, near Scenic Brook Drive in the West Oak Hill area, at 10:10 p.m., when a motorcycle and another vehicle collided.

One person was declared a trauma alert and was reportedly unconscious when authorities arrived. The victim was taken to St. David’s South for the treatment of severe, possibly life-threatening wounds.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area due to traffic delays and possible road closures.

The victim’s identity and the cause of the crash are not yet 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.

4 people hospitalized after vehicle overturns on Mopac Expwy

AUSTIN, TX – Four people were taken to the hospital after a vehicle overturned on the Mopac Expressway yesterday afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident happened in the 5200 block of northbound Mopac Expressway N at 3:45 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

At least one person was trapped within the wreckage for nearly 30 minutes.

Three people were declared trauma alerts and were taken to the hospital in Round Rock with possibly severe injuries.

An additional victim was transported to the hospital with non-critical wounds.

The cause of the crash is not available at this time.

Drivers were asked 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.


Scooter operator critically injured after being hit by car on Congress Ave.

AUSTIN, TX – A scooter rider was severely injured after being struck by a driver on Congress Avenue yesterday afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident happened near the intersection of S Congress Avenue and W Riverside Drive at 2:07 p.m.

An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton Hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries. Medics were attempting CPR on the victim as of 2:26 p.m.

The victim’s identity and current condition were not immediately available.

Authorities asked drivers to avoid the area, as road closures were likely as investigators worked the crash.

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 scooter 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 dead after being hit by train in NE Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – A person was fatally struck by a train in northeastern Round Rock this evening, according to the Round Rock Police Department.


The accident happened in the 3200 block of E Palm Valley Boulevard at about 6:30 p.m., when a pedestrian was hit by a train.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene.

No other people were injured in the accident, and authorities did not anticipate closing any roadways.

 

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 train 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 Bastrop Co first responders hospitalized after suspected DUI incident

BASTROP, TX – Two first responders investigating an accident in Bastrop County were hurt by a supposedly intoxicated driver on Thursday, according to KXAN.

The accident occurred in the 600 block of W State Highway 71 as Bastrop Fire Assistant Chief Eric DeArmitt and Bastrop Police Sgt. Charles Sanford were responding to a collision.

The driver of a 2020 Jeep Cherokee Latitude, 53-year-old Kenneth Crawford, went near the crash scene, reversed his vehicle, then struck a first responder’s vehicle.

He went into forward, then collided with DeArmitt. As Sanford was trying to reach through the window to grab the steering wheel, he was dragged for about 150 feet.

DeArmitt was taken to the hospital with severe injuries that will reportedly require extensive treatment.

Sanford sustained minor wounds in the crash and was released from the hospital after treatment.

Crawford was taken into police custody on charges of felony intoxication assault with serious injury to emergency crews. He will likely be facing additional charges, as well.

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.


Crash on I-35 turnaround causes delays and closures in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – A collision on I-35 in Round Rock caused traffic delays and closures last night, according to the Round Rock Police Department.

The accident happened on the turnaround from northbound to southbound I-35, near Hesters Crossing Road, at about 8:55 p.m.

Authorities closed the turnaround as they worked the accident. By 9:42 p.m., the roadway was open again.

The cause of the crash was not immediately available, and it is unclear 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.


Man injured after setting house in North Loop area on fire, AFD says

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department says that a man deliberately set a home in the North Loop area on fire yesterday morning and was injured as a result.


The incident occurred at 5214 Avenue H, near E 52nd Street and E 53rd Street at 7:29 a.m., when a man allegedly set a single-family home ablaze.

The man was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries.

Authorities determined he deliberately set the home on fire, causing $275,000 worth of damage to the structure and $10,000 to the contents of the home. The house was determined to be a total loss.

The victim will be taken to jail after his release from the hospital.

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 hospitalized after Cedar Valley pin-in crash

CEDAR VALLEY, TX – An adult and two children were injured during a pin-in collision on Highway 290 early this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident occurred at about 12:30 a.m., in the 12900 block of westbound E Highway 290 in Cedar Valley, when two vehicles collided and trapped multiple people within the wreckage.

An adult patient was taken to St. David’s North with non-critical injuries.

Two children were taken to St. David’s North Pediatric after sustaining injuries that were not expected to be life-threatening.

The cause of the crash is not 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.


One killed in motorcycle vs. truck crash in southeast Travis County

ELROY, TX – One person was killed in an accident involving a motorcycle and a truck in southeast Travis County this evening, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened southeast of Elroy in the 10600 block of FM 812 Road, near State Highway 21, at 8:14 p.m., when a truck and a motorcycle collided.

An adult victim, who was not immediately identified, was killed at the scene.

No other people were hurt in the crash.

ATCEMS advised travelers to avoid the area due to extended road closures and 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 truck 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.