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Man dead following plane accident north of Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – A man died Wednesday afternoon after a plane crash near Interstate 35, north of Round Rock, according to KXAN.

The crash that killed the unidentified victim occurred around 1 p.m., near Farm to Market Road 1431 and about a half-mile west of Interstate 35.

The small plane, a two-engine Cessna, caught fire after it crashed and its smoldering debris was caught on video by a witness.

Authorities shut down westbound lanes of FM 1431 following the crash.

The accident is under investigation at this time by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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Driver injured while doing donuts in San Antonio Parking lot

SAN ANTONIO, TX – One person was injured after attempting to donuts in the parking lot in San Antonio’s South Side early Friday morning.

According to News 4 San Antonio, the incident occurred at about 3:30 a.m. when one vehicle collided with another in a lot on Grosvenor Street off of Southwest Military Drive. The area is well known by local racers as a place to attempt tricks and other racing activities.

One driver was treated for minor injuries at the scene and released. Both vehicles involved sustained serious damage as a result. No word on if any charges are being filed in relation to the incident.

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Mid day crash causes traffic jam in South Austin

AUSTIN, TX – South Austin officials reported an accident on West Ben White Boulevard that slowed traffic to a halt Wednesday afternoon.

The incident happened between 11:30 am. and 12:00 p.m. near at the intersection of Frontier Trail and West Ben White Blvd. outside of the Ben White Animal Hospital, according to KXAN,

The crash caused a major traffic jam at the intersection while it could be investigated and removed from the road. It has since been cleared and traffic is flowing normally. No information regarding what may have caused it or the condition of those involved has been made available yet.

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One critically injured after jumping from cliff at Lake Travis

SPICEWOOD, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – One person was critically injured after jumping from a cliff and into Lake Travis on Thursday, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 7 p.m. Thursday, in the 4500 block of Grisham Trail, when an unidentified adult did not surface after jumping into the water.

Emergency crews performed CPR for over 35 minutes on the victim before rushing them to the hospital via airlift for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

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22-year-old victim in truck accident identified

AUSTIN, TX – Austin Police have confirmed the identity of a the victim in a fatal truck crash north of downtown Austin Monday.

According to CBS Austin, Eber Misael Castillo Ortiz, 22, was left severely injured after a truck in which he was a passenger collided with a stone mailbox in the 500 block of East Grady Drive. The driver of the truck fled on foot, leaving Ortiz at the scene.

Ortiz was pronounced dead shortly after paramedics began performing life-saving measures on him.

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the driver involved in the accident.

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Boat overturns in the Colorado River east of Austin

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – Officials in Travis County responded to the call of an overturned boat in the Colorado River west of Austin Friday evening.

According to Austin- Travis County EMS Twitter Page, the accident occurred at about 5:53 p.m. Friday near the Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark

The three occupants on flipped watercraft were assisted by witnesses on another passing boat. No injures were sustained as a result of the incident and officials were called off the scene before their arrival.

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Accident slows traffic near I-290 on-ramp

AUSTIN, TX – Officials in North Austin responded to an accident North of downtown Austin late Monday afternoon.

According to the KXAN Austin Traffic tracker, the accident occurred on Koenig Lane near Airport Boulevard at about 3:44 p.m. Delays are likely along this portion of Koenig Lane at the Highway 290 on-ramp while the wreckage can be cleared from the roadway.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the crash. We will continue to monitor this ongoing situation and provide further details when they become available.

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Person injured in Lake Travis boating accident

POINT VENTURE, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – A person was taken to the hospital following a boating accident in the Lake Travis area Friday evening, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 18200 block of Lakepoint Cove when a swimmer was hit by a boat propeller.

The victim was taken to the hospital with injuries that were deemed to be potentially serious.

ATCEMS reminded people to take care to practice water safety as more people moved to the water with the start of the summer season.

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Swimmer injured by boat propeller in Lake Travis accident

AUSTIN, TX – A swimmer was taken to the hospital after they were hit by a boat propeller on Saturday afternoon, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 1:15 p.m. at the 5900 block of Beacon Drive, near Lake Travis.

According to initial reports, the victim was possibly “out of the water” and “in a boat” when the accident occurred.

They were airlifted to Dell Seton Hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

There is no information about the circumstances of the accident at this time, and the identity of the victim has not yet been 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 boating accident, call the Austin boat 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.


Spicewood Trucking accident leaves one dead and another in critical condition

SPICEWOOD, TX – Spicewood officials reported an accident involving two trucks along SH-71 Thursday.

The accident occurred at about 2:45 p.m. near the intersection of SH-71 and Bob Wire Road, according to KXAN. Medics performed CPR on one victim until they were able to transport them to an area hospital. The other was pronounced dead at the scene.

No information on what may have caused the crash has been released yet. However, the investigation is ongoing and we will provide further details as they are made 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 a motorcycle accident, call the Austin truck accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses