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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.

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One person dead after semi-truck and pickup collide on I-35 in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed after a truck accident on I-35 early this morning in the North Lamar area, according to KXAN.

The accident happened near Rundberg Lane and Braker Lane at about 2:30 a.m., when a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler truck collided.

The driver of the pickup may have been traveling in the wrong direction when the crash happened.

One person died at the scene as a result of the crash. Their identity was not immediately released.

Authorities closed the interstate near Braker and Rundberg as they investigated the collision.

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Two people dead after pickup truck and 18-wheeler collide on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were killed after a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler collided in south Austin last night, according to KXAN.

The accident happened in the 6800 block of southbound S I-35, near William Cannon Drive and Slaughter Lane, at about 8:45 p.m., when a Ford F-150 pickup and a semi-truck collided.

Two occupants of the pickup, who were identified only as adult victims, were killed at the scene.

Icy roadways were reportedly not a factor in the accident.

Authorities closed the southbound lanes of the interstate in the crash area, and traffic was being detoured to Exit 228, to the I-35 frontage road.

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4 Pedernales firefighters hurt when fire truck rolls over on icy roadway

BEE CAVE, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – Four firefighters with the Pedernales Fire Department were injured after a fire truck rolled over on State Highway 71 this morning, according to KXAN.

The accident occurred in Bee Cave, in the 16100 block of SH-71 before 9:45 a.m. as the firefighters were headed to an emergency.

The firetruck overturned, before crashing into a fenced area near the icy roadway.

Four firefighters, all of whom were wearing seatbelts, were taken to the hospital for the treatment of undisclosed injuries. They have since been released.

Authorities advised drivers to stay home, as driving conditions were even more treacherous to those in the general public, who may not be trained in navigating difficult terrain.

The accident remains under investigation.

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Deadly crash catches semi-truck on fire

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, the driver of an SUV was killed last night after rear-ending a semi-truck on TX-71 near Montopolis Drive.

This incident took place at around 2 a.m. when the SUV hit an Amazon truck parked on the highway’s shoulder. The truck caught fire and the SUV went under the truck.

Police believe that the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed. The truck’s driver was not injured in the crash.

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1 killed in crash on Ben White Boulevard near Montopolis Drive

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin Travis County EMS, 1 person was killed in a crash on Ben White Boulevard near Montopolis Drive.

This accident took place at around 2 a.m. this morning. An 18-wheeler and car collided. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.

This story will be updated if new details are 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.


18-wheeler crash on TX 71 at Wolf Ln traps person in vehicle

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin Travis County EMS, one person became trapped in their vehicle following an 18-wheeler crash at Wolf Lane and SH-71.

The accident took place this morning at around 6:10 a.m. and involved a car and semi truck.

One individual was freed after being trapped in their vehicle. The victim evidently was not seriously injured.

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Two people seriously injured when truck and car collide in Del Valle

DEL VALLE, TX – Two people were severely injured when a semi-truck and a car collided southeast of Austin this evening, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The collision occurred in the Del Valle area on eastbound SH-71, near Ross Road, at 7:19 p.m., when a semi-truck and a car collided.

One person was pinned within the wreckage for about 30 minutes. The victim was declared a trauma alert after being extricated from the accident, as was a second victim.

The two people were taken to the South Austin Medical Center for the treatment of serious injuries that were not expected to be life-threatening.

Authorities did not immediately release the identities of the victims.

ATCEMS advised travelers to avoid the area, as road closures and traffic delays were likely following the accident.

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Austin woman hurt after truck driver fails to yield in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A woman was injured after a truck driver failed to yield, leading to a head-on collision on the Capital of Texas Highway on Wednesday morning, according to MyAccident.org.

The accident occurred on the N Capital of TX Hwy (Highway 360), near Wildridge Drive, at about 10:45 a.m.

The driver of a 2017 Mack truck, a 61-year-old man from Elgin, reportedly failed to yield the right of way while at a yield sign. The front of the Mack then collided with the front of a 2015 Mercedes-Benz, operated by a 24-year-old Austin woman.

The driver of the Mercedes suffered non-critical injuries in the accident.

The truck driver was not reported as hurt.

The weather was clear when the accident happened.

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One injured in 3-vehicle crash on I-35 at Slaughter Lane

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, one person was injured in a crash on I-35 at Slaughter Lane last night.

The crash took place at around 6:20 p.m. and involved 2 semi-trucks and one car. An occupant of the car sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the accident.

One of the 18-wheelers caught fire in the accident. The crash caused significant traffic disruptions in the area.

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.