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Pedestrian killed in North Austin accident

AUSTIN, TX – One adult pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle along Interstate 35 early Friday morning.

North Austin Paramedics responded to a report of a person being hit along the 11800 block of Interstate 35 southbound just after 4:30 a.m., according to the Austin American Statesman.

Upon their arrival on the scene, medics attempted life-saving measures on the victim but were unsuccessful. The investigation closed all southbound lanes on I-35 near Breaker Lane for a few hours Friday morning, the lanes have since been reopened.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is to 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.


Pedestrian injured after being hit in South Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One pedestrian is in the hospital after being struck along a busy South Austin street early Friday morning.

According to a report by the Austin American Stateman, the accident happened within the 700 blocks of East Stassney Lane, a few blocks east of South Congress Avenue.

Police were forced to shut down the eastbound lane of Stassney Ln. for a few hours Friday morning, they have since been reopened. Information on how the pedestrian was struck and their condition as of Friday evening has not yet been made available.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is to 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.


Pedestrian struck and killed in Travis County

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – Officials in Bee Cave have reported a fatality after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle along a busy freeway Wednesday.

The accident happened on Bee Cave Parkway at the intersection with RM 620 at about 6:00 a.m., according to the Austin American-Statesman.

Emergency Medical Services pronounced the pedestrian deceased when they arrived at the scene. Details regarding how the accident transpired and the identity of the pedestrian have not been made available.

Bee Cave Pkwy. has since reopened following 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 a pedestrian accident, call the Austin pedestrian accident lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Man hit by car while trying to get help for another accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was struck by a vehicle after getting out of his car to try to flag down aid following a separate accident, according to KTSA.

The accident happened around 2 a.m. Friday on Loop 410 South, near Somerset Road.

The unidentified man hit a guardrail with his vehicle, which came to rest in the median strip. The victim got out of his vehicle and made his way onto the highway shoulder to look for help, but was then struck by a second vehicle. The second vehicle spun out.

The victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening at this time.

The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

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.


Man arrested after driving through protesters near APD headquarters

AUSTIN, TX – A man was arrested after he drove through a crowd of protesters near the Austin Police Department headquarters, according to a report by KVUE.

The incident occurred last night on Eighth Street when an unidentified man attempted to drive through a crowd of protesters blocking the roadway. When the protesters did not allow him through, the driver began brandishing a gun at the demonstrators.

The driver then pulled over and surrendered to police officers, who took him and his vehicle into police custody.

There were no injuries reported in the incident, though it led to an increase in tensions between protesters and police. Multiple people were pepper-sprayed and arrested for crimes such as criminal trespass.

The protests follow a month of racial justice demonstrations across the country and around the world in response to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis while in police custody.

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.


Teenage pedestrian hit by vehicle in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A teenage pedestrian has been taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle this morning in north Austin, according to the official Twitter account of Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened at 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and Ferguson Drive.

The teenager has been declared a trauma alert with “potentially serious injuries.”

There is no information at this time regarding the identity of the victim or how the accident occurred.

We will continue to monitor this story and will update our report as information is made public.

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 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.


Pedestrian killed in early morning crash

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – A pedestrian walking along Texas Route 71 west of Austin was struck and killed by a vehicle early Wednesday morning.

According to the Austin American Statesman, officials responded to the incident at the 23000 block of Texas 71 around 6:10 a.m. EMS pronounced the man dead at the scene.

No information on the driver or pedestrian involved has been released as of yet. The westbound lanes along this portion of 71 have been closed. The Travis County Sheriff’s Office recommends motorists avoid the area until the investigation is complete and the road reopened.

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 motorcycle 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.


Pedestrian killed in crash at 2700 West Loop South

HOUSTON, TX. – A woman was killed while trying to cross West Interstate Highway 610 South freeway on Sunday.

According to the Houston Police Department, the crash occurred at around 3:20 a.m. at 2700 West Loop South. The victim, a 23-year-old female was reportedly trying to cross the highway when she was struck by a gray GMC Yukon XL. The driver of the Yukon remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators. They were later released.

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.

Pedestrian killed in late-night I-35 accident

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was killed in an accident on Interstate 35 Tuesday night, according to the official Twitter feed of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 11:50 p.m. at the 4200 block of North I-35, in the lower deck.

Authorities performed CPR on the unidentified victim, but they were still pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

ATCEMS advised travelers to be aware of heavy traffic delays and possible road closures and advised drivers to slow down for first responders in the area.

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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.


Child and adult injured in N Austin pedestrian accident

AUSTIN, TX – A child and an adult were injured in a pedestrian-truck accident this evening near Rundberg Lane, according to a report by KXAN.  

The accident happened just before 8 p.m. at the 9400 block of Grouse Meadow Lane.  

A child of unidentified age was brought to the hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries. An adult was also injured in the accident. 

Traffic in the area could be impacted due to the investigation of the accident, which continues 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.