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UPDATE: Reports of crashed plane were incorrect

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, reports of a crashed plane near the Pennybacker Bridge yesterday were inaccurate.

The plane was reportedly designed to land on water and had done so safely. However, the Austin-Travis County EMS did send personnel after receiving reports of a crash.

The plane later took off from the lake.

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.


Plane crash reported near Pennybacker Bridge

AUSTIN, TX – According to a tweet from the Austin-Travis County EMS, a plane crash has taken place near the Pennybacker Bridge.

Initial reports have stated that a small plane crashed into the lake. The crash reportedly took place at around 5 p.m. This story is still developing. It is unclear if anyone has been injured in the crash. This story will be updated if more information is made available.

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.


Man dead following plane accident north of Round Rock

ROUND ROCK, TX – A man died Wednesday afternoon after a plane crash near Interstate 35, north of Round Rock, according to KXAN.

The crash that killed the unidentified victim occurred around 1 p.m., near Farm to Market Road 1431 and about a half-mile west of Interstate 35.

The small plane, a two-engine Cessna, caught fire after it crashed and its smoldering debris was caught on video by a witness.

Authorities shut down westbound lanes of FM 1431 following the crash.

The accident is under investigation at this time by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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 personal injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.