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Crash alert: 1 killed, 1 injured in wreck that shut down I-35 in north Austin

AUSTIN, TX – One person was killed and another was severely injured in a collision on Interstate 35 in north Austin Wednesday morning, police said. According to CBS Austin, a pickup truck slammed into a semi-truck on I-35 north near 51st Street at about 2:45 a.m. The pickup went underneath the semi-truck, with two people

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Crash alert: Pedestrian dead after being struck by vehicle in northwest Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Police say a pedestrian died after being struck by at least one vehicle in northwest Austin Tuesday morning. According to the Austin American-Statesman, Austin police responded to a call about the incident in the 14100 block of Texas 45 just west of Parmer Lane. Investigators said a person experiencing homelessness who had

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Español FAQ: ¿Qué tipo de lesiones suelen ocurrir en un accidente de barco?

El tipo de lesiones que sufre en un accidente de barco o una colisión de cualquier tipo, ya sea un accidente automovilístico o cualquier otra cosa, variará enormemente. Cada persona es diferente y no hay dos choques iguales. Es probable que dos personas involucradas en el mismo accidente de bote tengan dos lesiones diferentes. La

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News: Manor Police Department employee dies in south Austin crash

AUSTIN, TX – An employee of the Manor Police Department died in a crash in south Austin, according to KXAN. The victim was 27-year-old Hunter Hartman, a victim services specialist with the department. The accident happened in the area of West U.S. Highway 290 and El Rey Boulevard just before midnight Saturday. Austin-Travis County EMS

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Crash alert: Man hospitalized after crashing truck into Austin bus stop

AUSTIN, TX – First responders came to the aid of a driver who crashed his truck into a bus stop in Austin early Friday morning, according to KVUE. Police said the accident happened in the area of South Congress Avenue and Barton Springs Road near an Embassy Suites Downtown hotel. The vehicle struck the bus

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FAQ: What are the biggest challenges in an aviation accident case?

It depends. No one case is like another case. Each case is unique and with that comes different facts and circumstances for every case. This means that in one case there may be a product liability issue or manufacturing defect that you need to explore, in others it may be an issue of a pilot

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Crash alert: Pedestrian dead after being struck by trooper’s vehicle in Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A pedestrian died after being struck by the vehicle of a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper Thursday morning, according to KXAN. A DPS spokesman said the man was lying in the road for unknown reasons in the area of West 13th Street and Colorado Street near the State Capitol building. The

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Crash alert: Driver facing DWI charge in fatal wreck on I-35 in north Austin

AUSTIN, TX – Austin police said one man was killed and another was arrested on a DWI charge following a crash early Sunday, according to KXAN. Three vehicles were involved in the wreck on northbound Interstate 35 near Braker Lane at about 2 a.m.  Investigators said 57-year-old Darian Jobe was driving a Chevrolet Spark when

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Crash alert: Multi-vehicle collision on I-35 in North Austin kills 1, injures 3

AUSTIN, TX – Emergency crews responded to a deadly multi-vehicle accident in North Austin early Sunday morning. Austin-Travis County EMS tweeted that it responded to the scene in the 9900 block of North Interstate 35 near Rundberg Lane at 2:11 a.m.  Three vehicles were reported to have been involved in a collision, leaving one person

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Español FAQ: ¿Qué debo hacer si me lesiono en un barco?

Si se lesionó en un barco, es probable que necesite tratamiento médico. Si bien esto suena obvio, puede ser más difícil de lo que cree obtener el tratamiento que necesita. Si no tiene seguro médico, los costos médicos pueden ser demasiado altos para pagar por su cuenta. Si tiene seguro, es posible que el médico

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