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Woman collides with vehicle carrying 3 children, injures driver in alleged E Austin DUI

AUSTIN, TX – A woman suspected of speeding, of driving while intoxicated, and of driving without a license collided with another vehicle in east Austin on Tuesday night, leading to the possible injury of the other driver, according to an accident report published by MyAccident.org.

The accident happened at 9166 FM-969, located near the KIPP Academy of Arts and Letters and Bantom Woods Bend just before 9:45 p.m.

The driver of a red 2001 Volkswagen, a 32-year-old Austin woman, allegedly was driving at a high rate of speed while intoxicated and failed to maintain a single lane. She collided with a silver 2005 Honda driven by a 31-year-old woman from Smithville, and which was also transporting a 32-year-old man and three children aged 6 to 10.

The driver of the Honda received possible injuries of undisclosed severity.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

The Volkswagen’s driver, who reportedly was driving without a valid license, was found to be at fault.

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.


McAllen man hurt in two-car accident in N Austin

AUSTIN, TX – At least one person was injured in north Austin when two cars collided Wednesday afternoon, according to a crash report from MyAccident.org.

The crash happened in the 3400 block of Greystone Drive, near the Greystone Center and MoPac Expressway, at about 3:12 p.m, when a white 2016 Volkswagen and a silver 2003 Honda collided during rainy weather.

The driver of the Volkswagen, a 22-year-old man from McAllen, was hurt with non-critical injuries during the accident. A passenger in the Volkswagen, a 31-year-old woman, was not injured.

The other driver, a 36-year-old man from Austin, was determined to be at fault in the accident. He was not hurt in the collision.

The identities of the victims were not revealed in the report.

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.


One critically injured after being trapped in vehicle in S Austin collision

AUSTIN, TX – One person was critically injured in a two-vehicle accident this morning on Menchaca Road, according to the official Twitter account of the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened in the 9300 block of Menchaca at 9:26 a.m. when two vehicles collided and pinned one person within the wreckage.

The victim, who has not been publicly identified by ATCEMS, was extracted by emergency teams and declared a trauma alert. The victim was taken to the hospital for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

The circumstances of the crash were not immediately 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.


21-year-old driver cut out of wreckage in suspected DUI in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A young man suspected of driving while under the influence was trapped inside his car and seriously injured after an accident in San Antonio Saturday morning.

According to KENS 5, the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at Guadalupe and Interstate 35.

The driver, 21, crashed his black car into a wall and trapped himself inside the vehicle. He had to be cut out of the wreckage by emergency crews.

He was taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

The driver’s behavior and evidence inside the vehicle have led police to suspect that the victim was under the influence when the accident occurred.

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 Texas 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.


23-year-old victim of June 21 crash ID’ed

AUSTIN, TX – Authorities have released the identity of a man who was killed in a June 21 car crash on Jamestown Drive, according to a report by KXAN.

This is an update to a previous story.

The victim is 23-year-old Marcos Calderon, who died Sunday while riding as a passenger inside a green 2002 Chevrolet.

He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, near the intersection of Jamestown Drive and the Research Boulevard service road, in the 8100 block of Jamestown Drive.

The Chevrolet collided with a silver 1998 Honda after the Honda crossed into the middle lane and into the other vehicle’s path. After the collision, the Chevrolet then hit a bridge support, killing Calderon and injuring three others in the vehicle. The three were sent to the hospital with non-critical 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.


Five children, one adult injured in two-car rollover accident

AUSTIN, TX – Five children and one adult were taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash on Sunday night that involved a total of 11 people, according to the official Twitter account of Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened just before 8:30 p.m. at the 4300 block of South US Highway 183 and involved two vehicles, one of which had rolled over in the crash.

One person was declared a trauma alert during the accident, and a total of six people, including five children, were taken to the hospital for the treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Five others refused treatment at the scene, for a total of eleven people affected in the accident.

There is no information available at this time regarding the identities of the victims or what led to 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 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.