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Man injured in inattentive driving crash on Mount Bonnell Rd

AUSTIN, TX – A driver was injured during a single-vehicle crash related to inattentive driving earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash occurred at 5185 Mount Bonnell Road at 6:16 p.m. Monday, when the driver of a white 2012 Ford, a 52-year-old man, reportedly failed to maintain his attention on the road, then crashed.

The driver sustained minor injuries in the crash.

No other people were involved in the accident.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Child suffers critical injuries after being hit by car on William Cannon Dr

AUSTIN, TX – A young child was hospitalized with life-threatening wounds after being struck by a driver on William Cannon Drive this evening, according to KXAN.

The collision occurred in the 4400 block of W William Cannon Drive before 8 p.m., when a driver collided with a 3-year-old or 4-year-old child.

The child was taken to Dell Children’s for the treatment of critical, life-threatening wounds.

The driver remained at the scene and is not thought to have been under the influence.

 

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.

AFD reports at least one person injured in crash on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Fire Department responded to a car accident with injuries on I-35 this afternoon.


The crash happened in the 9400 block of northbound I-35 N, near E Rundberg Lane, at 4:50 p.m.

AFD stated that the accident was a priority-four incident, indicating the presence of possible minor injuries.

Further details on the accident were not immediately available. Check back later for more information 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.

Person hospitalized in critical crash after head-on crash on Todd Ln

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital with serious injuries following a head-on crash on Todd Lane on Friday night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The accident occurred in the 3900 block of Todd Lane at 9:44 p.m., when two vehicles collided head-on.

One person was entrapped within the wreckage for a short time. By 9:59 p.m., the victim had been extricated from the crash and was declared a trauma alert by authorities. They were taken to St. David’s South for the treatment of severe, life-threatening wounds.

Two other people refused treatment at the scene.

The cause of the crash was 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.

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.

1 dead, 1 injured in late-night Hwy 290 rollover crash

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed, and another was severely injured in a rollover accident on Highway 290 late last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 8100 block of W. US-290 at 11:32 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and rolled over onto its roof, pinning two people within the wreckage, according to initial reports.

Two people were declared trauma alerts after being rescued by emergency crews.

One person died at the scene.

Another person was taken to the hospital with severe, life-threatening wounds.

Authorities warned of continued road closures in the area, and advised drivers to avoid the scene.

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 killed after being hit by train near downtown Amtrak station

AUSTIN, TX – A person was killed after being struck by a train in the downtown area last night, according to KXAN.

The accident occurred near an Amtrak station near the intersection of Baylor Street and W. 3rd Street at about 9:10 p.m.

Initial reports stated that a person was trapped beneath a train after being hit by it. The victim died at the scene.

The identity of the victim and the cause of the accident were not immediately available.

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 hospitalized after being ejected from vehicle on Bastrop Hwy

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital after being ejected from a vehicle during a collision on Bastrop Highway last night, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened in the 600 block of Bastrop Highway at 8:17 p.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

One person was ejected from the vehicle in the collision. They were declared a trauma alert, and then taken to Dell Seton with possibly serious wounds.

The identity of the victim and the cause of the crash are not 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.

Collision near Briarcliff causes traffic delays and closures on SH-71

BRIARCLIFF, TX – A collision on State Highway 71 caused traffic delays and road closures in northwestern Travis County yesterday afternoon, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.


The accident happened near the town of Briarcliff, on State Highway 71, near RM 2322 Road/Pace Bend Road S, at about 3:25 p.m.

Authorities closed both directions of SH-71 as they worked the collision and cleaned up the scene.

Drivers were asked to avoid the area and to allow for extra travel time due to traffic delays.

The roadway was reopened by 7:23 p.m.

At this point, it is unclear what led to the crash, or if anyone was injured as a result.

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.


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.