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Boat overturns in the Colorado River east of Austin

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – Officials in Travis County responded to the call of an overturned boat in the Colorado River west of Austin Friday evening.

According to Austin- Travis County EMS Twitter Page, the accident occurred at about 5:53 p.m. Friday near the Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark

The three occupants on flipped watercraft were assisted by witnesses on another passing boat. No injures were sustained as a result of the incident and officials were called off the scene before their arrival.

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 offshore accident, call the Austin offshore 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.


Child injured after being struck by jet-ski

NACOGDOCHES, TX – A 10-year-old child had to be lifeflighted to a Fort Worth hospital on Wednesday after being struck by a jet ski at Lake Nacogdoches.

The Nacogdoches police department responded to a report of a boating accident on the west side of the lake at around 7:10 p.m.

After investigations by the Texas Game Wardens and law enforcement, it is believed that the child was was struck by another individual operating a jet ski near the bank and then fled the scene.

Later, law enforcement personnel found the jet ski abandoned on the west side of the lake.

No arrests have been made at this time.

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