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Person critically injured in pedestrian accident on Burnet Road

AUSTIN, TX – One person was critically injured during a pedestrian accident on Burnet Road on Friday night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened near the intersection of Justin Road and Burnet Road at 8:20 p.m., when a driver collided with a pedestrian.

An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton with critical, life-threatening wounds.

Drivers were told to expect extended traffic delays as authorities worked the accident.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Pedestrian injured in crash on E William Cannon Drive just east of I-35

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin Travis County EMS, a pedestrian has been injured in a crash on E William Cannon Drive just east of I-35.


The incident took place at around 5:45 p.m. last night. The victim was knocked unconscious and declared a trauma alert. They were hospitalized with critical life-threatening injuries.

This post will be updated if new details emerge.

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.


Police identify man killed in crash on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – According to Fox7, police have identified the man who was killed in a crash on I-35.

This incident took place at around 4 a.m. on April 14th. Duston Theron Harrison, 39, was killed when a vehicle struck him in the southbound lanes.

No charges have been filed against the driver at this time. 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.


Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash on SH 45 near Parmer Lane

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash on SH 45 not far from Parmer Lane early this morning.

A man was pushing a cart across the roadway at around 2:30 a.m. this morning when he was hit by a car. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver who hit the man fled the crash scene but abandoned the vehicle.

Another driver struck the pedestrian and cooperated with the police. The crash is still under investigation 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.


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.

Pedestrian killed after being hit by a DPS trooper in Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, TX – According to CBS Austin, a pedestrian was killed early this morning after being hit by a DPS trooper in Downtown Austin.

The accident took place just west of the state capital at around 3:40 a.m. A 50-year-old man was reportedly lying in the roadway. The officer was patrolling the area when the crash occurred.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. This post will be updated if new details emerge.

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.


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.