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Person seriously hurt in multi-vehicle accident near Lake Travis

LAKEWAY, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY) – One person was seriously injured after being pinned in the wreckage of a multi-vehicle accident near Lake Travis this afternoon, according to the Twitter account of Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Bella Montagna Circle and South Farm to Market Road 620.

The victim was extracted by authorities and taken to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

According to the published Tweets, a boat fell off a trailer and into the roadway.

Officials advise people to avoid the area, as traffic has been affected by the investigation.

There is no information at this time about the identity of the victim.

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.


Rodeo cowboy killed in multiple-vehicle accident

LAKE SOMERVILLE, TX – According to ABC 13, a popular rodeo cowboy from Houston was killed in a multiple-vehicle accident near Somerville last Saturday.

Justin Richard, 37, was one of the four victims killed in the crash.

Authorities say that Ignacio Aviles, 37, was driving south in his F-250 on LBJ Drive when he went off the right side of the road, hit the guardrail, and caromed into the northbound lanes.

Aviles struck a 2001 Chevy Suburban that was occupied by Richard, 18-year-old Chase Sowders, 18-year-old Jasmine Maxwell, and 6-year-old Payton Francis at around 11:05 p.m. All four people died in the accident.

Aviles suffered life threatening injuries and was airlifted to CHI St. Joseph Health in Bryan.

DPS said investigators are still determining whether speed or alcohol played a factor in the crash.

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Fatal multiple-vehicle accident

HAYS COUNTY, TX – According to KXAN, a fatal multiple-vehicle accident occurred on Highway 290 near Henley Loop on Tuesday afternoon.

The Hays County Sheriff’s Office says a report of a multiple vehicle collision came in at 1:20 p.m.

Highway 290 was temporarily closed at Henley Loop.

The victims have not been identified.

The Austin car accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Multiple-vehicle accident on Metric Boulevard kills at least one, hospitalizes five people

AUSTIN, TX – At least one person is dead and multiple others were hospitalized on Friday following a car accident on Metric Boulevard, according to KVUE.

The accident occurred in the 12300 block of Metric Boulevard. One of the vehicles crashed into a tree and trapped two others inside the car.

The accident appeared to be the result of a driving mistake and did not seem to be due to criminal behavior.

One person died, identified only as an older male. There are currently no further details regarding the victim.

Five people were hospitalized, one with life-threatening injuries. CPR was performed on the victim. At least one other person sustained serious injuries, as well.

The crash remains under investigation by the Austin Police Department.

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