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Two injured in Burnet Rd motorcycle collision

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were injured, one critically, in an accident involving a car and a motorcycle today near the Brentwood area, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 5700 block of Burnet Road at 8:52 p.m.

One person was seriously hurt in the collision and is being treated for life-threatening injuries at Dell Seton.

Another victim received non-critical injuries, though officials had yet to determine if they would be taken to the hospital or not.

The circumstances of the crash and the identities of the victims have not been made public at this time.

ATCEMS advised motorists to expect traffic delays in the area.

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 motorcycle 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.


UPDATE: Police identify pedestrian killed in East Austin crash

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities in East Austin have released the identity of the pedestrian killed in a previously reported late-night crash last Friday.

The incident occurred within the 900 block of Old Bastrop Highway on Friday, July 24th. According to police,  69-year-old Gilbert Hernandez Cortinas was struck by a 2006 Toyota Sienna traveling north along the highway.

Paramedics attempted life-saving measures on the victim but were unsuccessful, and Hernandez has pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained on the scene to render assistance to the victim. No information on what led up to the crash has been 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 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.


One dead in late-night Bastrop Hwy pedestrian accident

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian died last night after being struck by a vehicle near Bastrop Highway, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened at 11:34 p.m. in the 900 block of the Bastrop Highway service road.

Emergency officials performed CPR on the victim, but their efforts were in vain. The adult victim, who has not been publicly identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash just before midnight.

Authorities advised motorists to avoid the area, as they expected delays due to the investigation and cleanup of the scene.

The circumstances of the collision have not been made available at this time.

The crash remains under investigation.

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.


One injured in Menchaca Rd motorcycle accident

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital following a motorcycle accident yesterday on Menchaca Road in south Austin, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of Menchaca Road, when a vehicle and a motorcycle collided.

An unidentified adult was taken to the hospital with “potentially serious” injuries, according to ATCEMS.

The identity of the victim and the circumstances of the crash have not been released 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 motorcycle 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.


I-35 truck accident leads to road closures

AUSTIN, TX – A crash on Interstate 35 involving a semi-truck led to the closure of northbound lanes of traffic, according to a report by the Austin American-Statesman.

The accident happened around 7:30 p.m. near Riverside Drive, near mile marker 234.

Authorities rerouted traffic to the frontage road during the cleanup of the collision.

It is unclear at this time if there were any injuries in the collision.

There is no information available regarding the circumstances of the crash or the identity of involved drivers.

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 trucking 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.


State Trooper sent to hospital after crash near teacher protest

AUSTIN, TX – A crash involving a car and a police motorcycle this morning sent a state trooper to the hospital, according to KXAN.

The accident happened just before 11:30 a.m. at Lavaca Street and 15th Street, near a teacher-led demonstration protesting the planned reopening of Texas schools.

The officer had his emergency lights on and was driving through the intersection when a 2006 Mazda turned left, into his pathway. The Mazda collided with the motorcycle, sending the trooper to the hospital with non-critical injuries.

The identities of the officer and the driver of the Mazda have not yet been 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 motorcycle 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.


Man seriously injured in S Austin pedestrian accident

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian was sent to the hospital following an accident early this morning on Ben White Boulevard, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 1:11 a.m. in the 2200 block of East Ben White, in the eastbound direction.

The victim, an adult man, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, though they are not expected to be life-threatening.

The circumstances of the accident have not been revealed 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 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.


Motorcyclist seriously injured in Gilbert Rd accident

AUSTIN, TX – A motorcyclist was seriously injured early this morning in a single-vehicle collision in Hornsby Bend, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 3800 block of Gilbert, according to ATCEMS.

The unidentified victim was declared a trauma alert and taken to Dell Medical Center with injuries deemed to be serious and potentially life-threatening.

There is no information available at this time regarding the cause of the crash.

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 motorcycle 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.


Two injured in five-vehicle crash on I-35 in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Two people were injured yesterday in a five-car collision in north Austin that involved a total of five people, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 12100 block of North I-35, in the northbound lanes, at 10:16 p.m.

According to the tweet thread, two victims were pinned inside their vehicle as a result of the major collision. They were later extricated from the wreckage by emergency crews.

One person was declared a trauma alert and was taken to the hospital for the treatment of injuries deemed potentially serious. Another person received minor injuries in the accident. The other three people were not hurt.

The identities of the victims and the cause of the accident have not been made public 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 a car 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.


Nine injured, including 6 children, in FM 812 accident

DALE, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY)– Nine people, including six children, were injured in an accident yesterday southeast of Austin, on Farm to Market Road 812, according to the official Twitter account of Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 7:45 p.m. at the 13900 block of FM 812. Currently, the circumstances of the crash and the identities of the victims are unknown.

A teenager was airlifted to Dell Children’s Medical Center with injuries that were serious, although not expected to be life-threatening. One child was transported to the same hospital with potentially serious injuries.

The remaining patients, except for one who refused treatment, were taken to various local hospitals for the treatment of minor injuries.

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 car 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.