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Travis County Sheriff’s office seeking hit-and-run suspect

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – Travis County Authorities are continuing their search for the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that hospitalized a Sheriff’s deputy.

The crash occurred at about 11:30 p.m. on June 12th. Travis County Sheriff’s Deputies were assisting in an unrelated accident on FM-182 when the suspect sped through the police blockade and struck a deputy, according to KXAN. The deputy was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

Travis County officials believe the vehicle in question to be a 2000-2001 Infiniti i30 with damage likely on the hood or the rear passenger door on the driver’s side. Authorities are currently seeking the public’s help in identifying the vehicle or suspect.

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 hit-and-run car accident, call the Austin car 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


Man critically injured in possible hit-and-run in NE Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A man was severely injured following a possible hit-and-run early this morning, according to a recent news report by KXAN.

The accident occurred around 1 a.m. at the intersection of Crown Ridge Road and East Rundberg Lane.

The victim was lying in the roadway whenever he was discovered by authorities. He has been taken to the hospital with injuries described as “critical life-threatening.”

This is a developing story, and we will continue to monitor it for more details.

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 pedestrian 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.


Texas man kills pedestrian, keeps driving with body inside car

AUSTIN, TX – Shocking details from a February hit-and-run incident are emerging, KSAT reports.

Paul Joseph Garcia, 24, was driving down Slaughter Lane in Austin when his 2014 Ford Focus struck a pedestrian pushing a shopping cart.

The victim, 55-year-old Lee Martin Cagle, was hit with such intensity that his body crashed through the windshield and into the passenger seat next to Garcia.

Garcia continued driving for about half a mile with Cagle’s corpse in the car, then walked into a local beer garden, according to police report.

When the police arrived at the beer garden, Garcia had blood on his shirt that matched Cagle’s.

Garcia has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.

The Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission is investigating where Garcia had been drinking before he hit Cagle.

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