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EMS vehicle hits pedestrian in East Austin

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a man was struck by an EMS vehicle and suffered serious injuries on Tuesday night.

An ATC-EMS was responding to a call when it struck a male pedestrian. The accident happened in the 1500 block of East Cesar Chavez Street between Navasota and Comal Streets at 11 p.m.

While the exact nature of the man’s injuries are unknown at this time, they were described as “life-threatening.”

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 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.


Pedestrian struck and killed by car

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a pedestrian was hit and killed in northwest Austin Wednesday afternoon.

The adult pedestrian was struck in the 7900 block of Parmer Lane around 4:40 p.m. and pronounced dead at the scene.

TxDot said Parmer Lane was closed west of SH 130 and delays were expected.

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Update: Authorities identify man hit on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – The man who was hit and killed while walking on Interstate 35 on May 15 has been identified by Austin Police, KXAN reports .

Dawon Jermaine Davis, 31, was walking southbound between the Yager Lane and Braker Lane exits when he attempted to cross from the median to the west side of the highway.

A 2010 Mercury Grand Marquis driving southbound in the middle lane struck Davis at approximately 2:35 a.m.

The driver of the Mercury exited the highway and waited for police at the nearest gas station.

APD confirms that impairment, weather conditions, or road conditions play a factor in the incident at this time.

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Pedestrian fatally struck on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – A male pedestrian was fatally struck by a car on I-35 in North Austin early Friday morning, Fox 7 Austin reports.

The incident occurred at approximately 2:30 a.m. on the southbound side of the highway near Parmer Lane.

Austin EMS personnel found the man on the side of the road and attempted to save him, but were unable to. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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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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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a male pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run early Monday morning, May 11 on East Rundberg Lane located in north Austin.

The hit-and-run occurred around 12:50 p.m. east of I-35 road, according to Austin police.

Police closed all lanes on Rundberg road after the accident, including the eastbound and westbound of Interstate 35.

The vehicle and driver that fled have not been identified.

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Pedestrian hit by SUV, hospitalized in critical condition

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was hit by an SUV on Friday night in southeast Austin and has been transported to the hospital, according to KXAN and the official  Austin-Travis County EMS Twitter feed.

The crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. at the crossing of East Riverside Drive and South Pleasant Valley Road.

The patient was left unconscious and hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. No further information is available at this time.

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One dead after being struck by airplane at Austin airport

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a person who was on the runway of Austin-Bergstorm International Airport was hit and killed by a Southwest passenger airplane that was landing.

The crew of the Southwest flight reported seeing an unauthorized individual on the runway 17-Right at 8:12 p.m., according to a statement from ABIA.

The aircraft tried to avoid the individual on the runway.

Air traffic control workers state that they say a body on the runway that looked like a deceased male.

The Austin Police department responded to the scene at 8:16 p.m. and the man was pronounced dead at 8:41 p.m.

How and why the man got on the runway is still under investigation.

There were no injuries reported from the passengers on-board the flight.

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