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I-35 closed for several hours after 18-wheeler collision, oil spill

AUSTIN, TX – Officials with the Austin Police Department were forced to shut down a portion of I-35 South following an 18-wheeler crash and ensuing oil spill.

According to KXAN, the collision between the semi and a van occurred shortly after 11:30 p.m. just north of Slaughter Lane.

Paramedics rushed one individual to the hospital in serious condition immediately following the incident. Details regarding their identity or condition have not yet been released.

The interstate was closed for almost five hours while the accident was investigated and oil safely cleaned from the roadway. It reopened at about 4:30 a.m.

Details regarding the cause of the crash have not yet been made public.

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.

Tractor-trailer crash closes intersection near Austin airport

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – A busy intersection southeast of Austin was closed while a crane was called in to clear an overturned semi-truck Tuesday morning.

The accident occurred at the intersection of FM-973 and FM-812 just outside the Circut of the Americas race track, according to KXAN.

Officials have not reported any injuries immediately following the crash. However, the intersection was closed for several hours while the crane worked to clear the wreckage.

Police are currently investigating what may have caused the accident.

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.


18-wheeler crash sends one to the hospital

AUSTIN, TX – An adult male was taken to the hospital after being pinned inside of an overturned dump truck Monday morning.

According to KXAN. , the crash occurred on the 10000 block of Farm to Market Road 812 at about 11:50 a.m. Paramedics and fire officials worked to free the man who was stuck inside the truck.

The driver was taken to South Austin Medical Center to be treated for serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Information regarding the cause of the accident has not yet been 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 a motorcycle accident, call the Austin trucking accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill at (512) 883-3112 for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.