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Pedestrian killed after being hit by a DPS trooper in Downtown Austin

AUSTIN, TX – According to CBS Austin, a pedestrian was killed early this morning after being hit by a DPS trooper in Downtown Austin.

The accident took place just west of the state capital at around 3:40 a.m. A 50-year-old man was reportedly lying in the roadway. The officer was patrolling the area when the crash occurred.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. This post will be updated if new details emerge.

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.


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.

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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 seriously injured after falling 40 feet down cliff in west Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries after they fell down the side of a cliff in the Barton Creek Greenbelt last night.

According to the Austin-Travis County EMS, the accident occurred in West Austin, in the 2800 block of Barton Skyway at 7 p.m., when the victim fell about 40 feet from the side of a cliff.

The initial plan was for the victim to be hoisted out via helicopter. However, in order to do that, the patient had to be moved from their location at the base of a cliff. They were moved down a slope of about 100 feet to the middle of the greenbelt area, where the helicopter could better access them.

After being rescued from the cliff, the victim was taken to Dell Seton with serious, possibly 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.


One killed in pedestrian crash on S Congress Avenue

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin-Travis County EMS, a pedestrian has been killed in a crash on S Congress Avenue near William Cannon Drive.

The crash took place at around 6:21 p.m. last night. Emergency responders pronounced the unidentified pedestrian dead at the scene.

Further details on the accident are not available at this time. This story will be updated if new information emerges.

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.


Pedestrian killed in crash after walking onto Highway 71

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, Jesse Gomez Jr. was killed in a crash on Highway 71 after reportedly walking onto the roadway.

The accident took place at around 6:18 a.m. When Gomez walked onto the roadway, causing cars to swerve around him. He was struck and killed by a Ford Expedition. Gomez was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The driver who struck the man stayed at the scene of the accident and cooperated with the police. Charges are not expected at this time.

This story will be updated if new information is 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.


Pedestrian killed in crash on TX-71 near FM 973

AUSTIN, TX – According to Fox7, a pedestrian was killed early this morning in a crash on TX-71 near FM 973.

The crash took place this morning at around 6:18 a.m. The victim was struck by at least two vehicles.

This crash is under investigation at this time. If more details on the accident are reported, then this story will be updated.

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.


Pedestrian seriously injured in downtown crash

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin-Travis County EMS, one person has been seriously injured after being struck by a car on the southbound I-25 frontage road near Cesar Chavez Street.

The crash took place last night at 10:50 p.m. The victim sustained serious, potentially life-threatening injuries in the crash. The patient was taken to the hospital following the accident.

Further information on the crash is not 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 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.


Pedestrian injured in crash at the intersection of Springdale Road and Manor Road

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin-Tavis County EMS, a pedestrian has been injured in a crash at the intersection of Springdale Road and Manor Road.

The accident took place at around 10:47 p.m. last night. The patient has been declared a trauma alert. The victim sustained serious, non-life-threatening injuries in the crash and has been hospitalized.

Further information on the incident is not available at this time. If more information is reported, then this story will be updated.

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.


One person injured in possible pedestrian crash on Lake Creek Pkwy

AUSTIN, TX – One person suffered serious injuries after a possible pedestrian accident in the Anderson Mills area this afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The collision occurred in the 9900 block of Lake Creek Parkway, on the underpass, just after 1 p.m. According to ATCEMS, a bystander was possibly performing CPR on the victim when the call came in.

An adult victim was taken to the hospital in Round Rock with injuries that were potentially life-threatening. Their identity has not yet been revealed.

ATCEMS advised travelers to avoid the area, as traffic delays were likely.

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 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.