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Pedestrian critically injured following accident on Riverside Dr

AUSTIN, TX – A person was taken to the hospital in critical condition following a pedestrian accident on Riverside Drive last night, according to a tweet by the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The crash happened in the 4500 block of E Riverside Dr, near Wickersham Lane, at around 10:30 p.m. when a person, who was not identified in the tweet, was struck by a vehicle.

The victim was declared a trauma alert and then taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with life-threatening, severe wounds.

The driver was not reported as injured.

It is unclear at this time if the driver stayed at the scene after the crash.

Authorities warned travelers in the area to expect long traffic delays as a result of 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 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.


McAllen man hurt in two-car accident in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – At least one person was injured in north Austin when two cars collided Wednesday afternoon, according to a crash report from MyAccident.org.

The crash happened in the 3400 block of Greystone Drive, near the Greystone Center and MoPac Expressway, at about 3:12 p.m, when a white 2016 Volkswagen and a silver 2003 Honda collided during rainy weather.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 22-year-old man from McAllen, was hurt with non-critical injuries during the accident. A passenger in the Volkswagen, a 31-year-old woman, was not injured.

The other driver, a 36-year-old man from Austin, was determined to be at fault in the accident. He was not hurt in the collision.

The identities of the victims were not revealed in the report.

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.


Three injured in multi-vehicle accident on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – Three people were injured Saturday night in a multi-vehicle collision on Interstate 35, according to a Tweet published by the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened at about 9:55 p.m. in the 7000 block of North I-35, also known as East Anderson Lane, in the southbound direction.

According to the ATCEMS, there were possibly five cars and a semi-truck involved in the crash.

At least three people received non-serious injuries in the accident, though it is unclear at this time if they were taken to the hospital.

The circumstances of the crash have not been made available at this time.

ATCEMS advised motorists to avoid the area in question, as delays were likely due to the cleanup and 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 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 sent to hospital after jumping from Congress Bridge

AUSTIN, TX – A person was injured and taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon after reportedly jumping from the Congress Avenue Bridge and into the lake below, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened on Cesar Chavez and Congress at 4:41 p.m.

The patient was brought to shore with the help of kayakers on the scene and then taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of injuries that were deemed potentially serious, but not likely to be life-threatening.

The identity of the victim has 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 personal 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 in apartment drowning near UT campus

AUSTIN, TX – A person died late last night in an apartment pool drowning near the University of Texas campus, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 11:50 p.m. in the 2900 block of Cole Street. An adult who has yet to be publicly identified was found lying unconscious in the pool of an apartment complex.

Despite resuscitative efforts, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The cause of death has been named as an apparent drowning.

There was no further information 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 personal 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 firefighters injured in NW Austin car and office fire

Photo Credit: KVUE

AUSTIN, TX – A vehicle fire that spread to an office building in northwest Austin this afternoon led to two firefighters being injured.

KVUE reports that the incident happened around 1 p.m. at Austin Direct Auto Sales, located at 13038 North U.S. Highway 183 Service Road.

The structure of the used car office was not stable enough for firefighters to fight the blaze from within, according to reports. It was put under control around 5:30 p.m.

Two firefighters were affected by heat-related injuries while fighting the flames.

The office building was completely destroyed in the blaze, which also damaged four automobiles.

The fire has been ruled an 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 fire 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 five-vehicle crash on I-35 in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were injured yesterday in a five-car collision in north Austin that involved a total of five people, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 12100 block of North I-35, in the northbound lanes, at 10:16 p.m.

According to the tweet thread, two victims were pinned inside their vehicle as a result of the major collision. They were later extricated from the wreckage by emergency crews.

One person was declared a trauma alert and was taken to the hospital for the treatment of injuries deemed potentially serious. Another person received minor injuries in the accident. The other three people were not hurt.

The identities of the victims and the cause of the accident have not been made public 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 a car 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.