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Man injured after driver fails to yield at stop sign on Southwest Pkwy

AUSTIN, TX – A man was injured after an elderly driver reportedly caused a collision on the Southwest Parkway on Wednesday morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

The collision happened on the Southwest Pkwy near Vega Avenue at 9:46 a.m., after the 88-year-old driver of a maroon 2017 Lexus failed to yield the right of way at a stop sign.

The front end of the Lexus then crashed into the front-left quarter of a gold 2008 Chevrolet.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 38-year-old man, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

His three passengers, one of them a minor, and the at-fault driver were not injured in the collision.

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 Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Update: APD officer dies at hospital following July 28 truck crash

AUSTIN, TX – An Austin Police Officer has succumbed to the injuries he sustained while responding to a call in East Austin early Wednesday morning, according to CBS Austin.

This is an update to a previous news story.

Senior Officer Lewis “Andy” Traylor was responding to an emergency incident at about 2:10 a.m. Wednesday on FM 969 Road, near Ed Bluestein Boulevard, when the driver of an 18-wheeler truck made a U-turn, then collided with his patrol vehicle.

Traylor and his vehicle were pinned beneath the truck’s trailer. He was then taken to Dell Seton, where he died yesterday due to injuries sustained in the accident.

Traylor is survived by his wife and five children, all of whom are under the age of 13.

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 critically injured after early-morning rollover on Research Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries following an early-morning rollover crash on Research Boulevard, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The collision occurred in the 8500 block of northbound Research Blvd at 2:01 a.m., when a vehicle crashed and overturned.

Medics performed CPR and what were described as “extensive medical procedures” on a victim and were able to regain a pulse. The patient, who was the only occupant of the vehicle, was taken to Dell Seton to receive treatment for critical, life-threatening injuries.

Drivers were told to drive carefully and to expect heavy traffic delays near 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.

Woman hospitalized after early-morning hit-and-run in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – A woman was hospitalized after a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Round Rock early this morning, according to the Round Rock Police Department.


The crash happened on the northbound I-35 frontage road, near State Highway 45, at about 5:15 a.m., when a female pedestrian was hit by the driver of a white or silver mid-sized SUV. The driver then fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

Authorities are asking those with any information on the crash to contact the RRPD at 512-218-5500.

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.

Eastbound SH-71 closed after early-morning crash in Garfield

GARFIELD, TX – Authorities closed eastbound lanes of State Highway 71 in Garfield following a motor vehicle crash early this morning, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Austin.


The collision occurred on eastbound SH-71 near Tucker Hill Road at about 2 a.m.

Authorities were directing traffic near the crash site.

It is unclear at this point what led to the collision or if anyone was hurt.

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.

3 people hospitalized after multi-vehicle crash on Taylor Ln in Manor

MANOR, TX – Three people were taken to the hospital following a multi-vehicle collision on Taylor Lane yesterday afternoon, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.


The crash happened near the intersection of Taylor Lane and Blake Manor Road in Manor at 3:53 p.m., when multiple vehicles collided.

Two people were taken to Dell Seton and one person was taken to Dell Children’s for the treatment of non-critical injuries.

The cause of the crash was 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.

Cyclist injured in collision with vehicle on Webberville Road in E Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A man was injured in a collision involving a cyclist on Webberville Road in East Austin on Tuesday evening, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The collision happened at 2727 Webberville Rd, near Zaragosa Street, at 7:21 p.m., when a white 2013 Hyundai, driven by a 28-year-old woman, collided with a pedal cyclist.

The cyclist, a 67-year-old man, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

The woman was not reported as injured.

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.

Man injured after being rear-ended by teen driver on Parmer Ln

AUSTIN, TX – A man was injured in a collision on Parmer Lane in the Tech Ridge Area late Tuesday night, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The crash occurred at 298 FM 734 (Parmer Lane), near Parmer Ridge Drive, at 10:41 p.m., when a gray 2021 Chevrolet was struck from behind by a gray 2011 Toyota being driven by a 16-year-old male.

The driver of the Chevrolet, a 33-year-old man, sustained minor injuries in the crash.

The teenage driver was not hurt in the collision.

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 severely injured in early-morning pedestrian crash on S Lamar Blvd

AUSTIN, TX – One person was severely injured in an early-morning pedestrian crash on Lamar Boulevard today, according to Austin-Travis County EMS.

The collision happened near the intersection of S Lamar Boulevard and W Gibson Street at 12:09 a.m., when a vehicle crashed into a pedestrian.

An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

No further details 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.

Man injured in crash caused by driver running traffic light

AUSTIN, TX – A man was injured after a driver failed to yield at a traffic light near Highway 290 earlier this week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

The collision occurred on Hwy 290, near Decker Lane, at 10:06 p.m. Monday, after the 28-year-old driver of a gray 2017 Toyota failed to yield at a stop sign. The right side of his vehicle was then struck by the driver of a gray 2005 Honda being driven by a 33-year-old man.

The driver of the Honda sustained possible injuries in the crash.

The at-fault driver and his two passengers, a child and a 39-year-old woman, were not hurt in the crash.

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.