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Bicyclist hit and killed in collision on Capital of Texas Hwy

AUSTIN, TX – A bicyclist was fatally struck in a collision on the Capital of Texas Highway in southwest Austin yesterday, according to KXAN.

The collision occurred in the 1300 block of S Capital of Texas Highway, near Westbank Drive, at about 8:15 a.m., when a car crashed into a bicyclist.

The victim, who was not immediately identified, died at the scene.

No further information is available at this time.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.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


Person hospitalized after falling from bike on trail in Avery Ranch area

AUSTIN, TX – A person was injured after falling from a bike on a trail in the Avery Ranch area this evening, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash occurred at a trail located near the 10800 block of Dodge Cattle Drive at about 6:35 p.m., when a person fell from their bike.

The victim was rescued by first responders, then taken to the hospital with non-critical wounds.

Their identity was not immediately 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 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.


Person hospitalized after falling on trail in Cedar Park area

CEDAR PARK, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after a fall on a trail in Cedar Park this morning, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident occurred in the 10900 block of Dodge Cattle Drive, near the Brushy Creek Trail, at 9 a.m., when a patient fell from their bike.

The victim, whose identity was not immediately released, was taken to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

The cause of the fall was not revealed.

No further information is 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 personal injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.