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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.

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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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

UPDATE: Authorities identify motorcyclist killed after hitting fence

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, authorities have identified the motorcyclist who was killed after hitting a fence at the Circuit of the Americas last month.

The incident occurred at around 9 p.m. on March 21st. Walter Munsel, 49, was pronounced dead after hitting a fence on Circuit of the Americas Boulevard.

The crash is still under investigation. This post will be updated if new information is 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.


Motorcyclist died after crashing into fence near Circuit of Americas

AUSTIN, TX – According to The Austin American-Statesman, a motorcyclist died on Sunday after crashing into a fence near the Circuit of Americas.

The accident occurred on Circuit of the Americas Boulevard at around 9 p.m. The victim passed away at the scene of the crash.

The cause of the accident is currently unclear and authorities are investigating. If new details emerge, then this story will be updated.

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.


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.


Person in critical condition after motorcycle accident on FM 969 and Decker

AUSTIN, TX – A person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a motorcycle collision on FM 969 Road early this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Decker Lane and FM 969 Rd at 4:41 a.m. and involved a single motorcycle.

One person was unconscious when authorities arrived and was declared a trauma alert. The victim was taken to Dell Seton with life-threatening injuries.

Travelers were asked to avoid the area and to be alert for heavy traffic delays and for authorities working 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 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.


20-year-old motorcyclist possibly hurt in crash on 24th St

AUSTIN, TX – A motorcyclist was possibly injured during a collision on 24th Street on Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The accident occurred at 1506 W 24th Street at 8:23 a.m., when the operator of a white 2015 Ducati motorcycle reportedly made what was described as “faulty evasive action.”

The motorcyclist, a 20-year-old man, sustained possible injuries during the crash.

No other people were reported as injured.

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.


Motorcyclist dies after crashing on East William Cannon Drive

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a motorcyclist died last night after crashing into a pole on East William Cannon Drive.

The crash took place at around 10:30 p.m. near Pleasant Valley Road. The patient was hospitalized following the accident and died at the hospital.

Further information 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.


1 killed in motorcycle crash on North Lake Creek Parkway

AUSTIN, TX – According to tweets from the Austin Tavis County EMS, one person was killed last night in a motorcycle crash on North Lake Creek Parkway.

This accident took place near FM 620 at around 6:30 p.m. The victim was given CPR but could not be saved. Authorities pronounced the patient dead at the scene of the crash.

Further details, such as the cause of the accident, have not been reported.

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 Leander motorcycle crash

LEANDER, TX – According to KXAN, one person has died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Leander.

This accident took place early this morning, just before 2 a.m. A motorcyclist reported struck a tree. The patient was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The cause of this accident has not yet been reported. This story will be updated if more information on the crash is made available.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Leander 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 Leander 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.


31-year-old motorcyclist killed while trying to pass car in NE San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed after he attempted to pass another vehicle in northeast San Antonio this morning, according to Fox 29 San Antonio.

The accident occurred in the 500 block of Walzem Road at about 11:30 a.m., when a 31-year-old man was reportedly swerving between lanes.

The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, tried to pass a vehicle on its right side as it was performing a right turn.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

The other driver was not reported as hurt.

The identity of the victim has not been immediately released.

Authorities are investigating the crash 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 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.