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Injuries reported in crash on Mopac Expy and Braker Ln

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department responded to an accident with injuries on the Mopac Expressway service road this morning.

The crash happened on the N Mopac Expy service road and W Braker Lane, near the West Pickle Research Area, at 9:05 a.m.

Priority-four injuries were reported in the crash, which often refers to those expected to be minor in nature. This has not yet been confirmed.

No further details are 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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Two women injured in two-vehicle collision on Capital of Tx Hwy

AUSTIN, TX – Two women were injured in a collision on the Capital of Texas Highway near Viero Nature Preserve on Tuesday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The collision happened in the 1000 block of the Capital of Texas Hwy (S Loop 360) at 1:45 p.m., when the front-left side of a white 2008 Audi collided with the back-right end of a gray 2014 Jeep.

The 32-year-old driver of the Jeep and her 37-year-old female passenger suffered possible injuries in the crash.

The other driver, a 17-year-old boy, was not hurt in the crash.

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.

Crash on I-35 near Slaughter Ln causes road closures and delays

AUSTIN, TX – A collision on I-35 near Slaughter Lane led to traffic delays and road closures this afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.

The crash happened on northbound I-35, before Slaughter Ln, at about 12:30 p.m.

The northbound lanes of the highway were closed as a result, with authorities rerouting traffic to the frontage road at Exit 227.

It is unclear at this point what led to the accident or if anyone was injured. Check back later for further updates on this developing news story.

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.

One person hurt during two-vehicle crash on Parmer Ln

AUSTIN, TX – One person was injured during a two-vehicle accident on Parmer Lane on Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The collision happened on W Parmer Lane, just west of I-35 and near N Lamar Boulevard (State Route 275 Loop), at 9:56 a.m., when the front-right end of a white 2017 Dodge collided with the front of a white 2009 Chevrolet.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 64-year-old woman, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

The other driver, a 58-year-old man, was not hurt.

The cause of the crash and the identities of the drivers were not immediately 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 critically injured after being hit by car on San Felipe Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle on San Felipe Boulevard last night, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash occurred in the 7600 block of San Felipe Blvd at 8:40 p.m., when a vehicle collided with an adult pedestrian.

The victim was declared a trauma alert after authorities arrived at the scene. They administered CPR on the victim, then took them to St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center for the treatment of critical, life-threatening wounds.

Drivers were told to expect heavy traffic delays in the area following the crash.

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.

Woman reported injured after teen driver causes crash on FM 973

AUSTIN, TX – A woman was injured following a collision with a teen driver on FM 973 Road earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash happened east of Lake Walter E. Long on FM 973, near Highway 130, at 8:16 a.m. Tuesday, when the 18-year-old driver of a gold 2004 GMC failed to maintain a single lane. The front of his vehicle collided with a gray 2019 Toyota being driven by a 68-year-old woman.

The female driver sustained possible injuries in the crash.

The 18-year-old was not reported as injured.

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.

 


Person critically hurt after vehicle collides with pole on Research Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – A person was critically injured after colliding with a pole on Research Boulevard last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident occurred between 8907-8939 Research Boulevard service road northbound at 7:49 p.m., when a driver collided with a pole.

One person was unconscious when medical personnel arrived. Authorities performed CPR on the victim and were able to regain a pulse.

The victim was taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

Drivers were told to expect traffic delays in the area.

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.

Driver possibly injured after colliding with vacant car on Dawson Rd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was reported as injured after colliding with a vacant vehicle in the Bouldin Creek area on Tuesday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash occurred at 716 Dawson Road, near Post Oak Street, at 7:18 p.m., when the front right of a gray 2011 Honda collided with the back left and left sides of a white 2020 Volkswagen which was vacant at the time.

The driver, a 33-year-old man, sustained a possible injury in the crash.

No further details on the crash are 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.

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.


Man injured after setting house in North Loop area on fire, AFD says

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department says that a man deliberately set a home in the North Loop area on fire yesterday morning and was injured as a result.


The incident occurred at 5214 Avenue H, near E 52nd Street and E 53rd Street at 7:29 a.m., when a man allegedly set a single-family home ablaze.

The man was taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation injuries.

Authorities determined he deliberately set the home on fire, causing $275,000 worth of damage to the structure and $10,000 to the contents of the home. The house was determined to be a total loss.

The victim will be taken to jail after his release from the hospital.

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.