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Crash alert: Round Rock police searching for van that struck, killed pedestrian on I-35

ROUND ROCK, TX – The Round Rock Police Department tweeted that they are searching for a vehicle that struck and killed a pedestrian on March 14th. Police say the victim, identified as Angel Contreras, was hit by a van at about 1 a.m. while he was walking on Interstate 35 near Sam Bass Road. The

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Español FAQ: ¿Cuánto tiempo tienes para demandar después de un accidente de barco?

El estatuto de limitaciones para un accidente de navegación es de dos años a partir de la fecha de la colisión para todas las víctimas adultas. Del mismo modo, el estatuto de limitaciones para las facturas médicas de los niños es el mismo. Sin embargo, el plazo de prescripción para los daños no económicos de

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Crash alert: 6 hospitalized, including 1 child, following wreck in southeast Austin

AUSTIN, TX – A multi-vehicle crash in southeast Austin Sunday night sent six people to area hospitals, including one child. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene in the 9900 block of South U.S. Highway 183 at 8:11 p.m., according to CBS Austin. They extricated one person who had been pinned inside their vehicle. All

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Crash alert: 1 dead in rollover crash on Cameron Road in Travis County

TRAVIS COUNTY, TX – Austin-Travis County EMS reported it was on the scene of a deadly rollover crash in east Travis County on Sunday morning. First responders were dispatched to the scene in the 1500 block of Cameron Road near Springdale Road shortly after 3 a.m. Medics said that one person was pronounced dead at

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FAQ: Someone in another boat caused my injuries, but we didn’t actually collide with one another. Can I still hold that person responsible?

In some situations, yes. If someone causes your injuries, even if the boats do not collide, you may be able to recover compensation for your injuries. The question boils down to causation – specifically, was the other boat the proximate cause of your injuries? An experienced personal injury lawyer will be able to determine the

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Crash alert: Crash in northeast Austin leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

AUSTIN, TX – Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash on Tuscany Way in northeast Austin Thursday night, KXAN reports. The incident happened near Highway 290 and Exchange Drive, and was reported at about 6:25 p.m.  According to Austin-Travis County EMS, one adult was declared dead at the scene. A trauma

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Crash alert: 1 person seriously injured in Travis County rollover accident

AUSTIN, TX – Austin-Travis County EMS reported it was on the scene of a rollover crash early Wednesday morning that left one person with potentially life-threatening injuries. First responders arrived at the scene in the area of East Wells Branch Parkway and Dessau Road in northern Travis County shortly before 3 a.m.  They found that

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Español FAQ: ¿Quién es responsable en un accidente de navegación?

La persona que causa la colisión es personalmente responsable de un accidente de navegación. La mayoría de las veces es la persona que conduce o maneja el barco en ese momento. Sin embargo, en algunos escenarios puede haber más de una persona responsable, como cuando alguien permite que otra persona opere su barco. Si hay

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Crash alert: Motorcycle rider dies after crashing into fence in Del Valle

DEL VALLE, TX – A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash on Circle of the Americas Boulevard in Del Valle Sunday night, the Austin American-Statesman reported. The man was riding near Circuit of the Americas racetrack when the incident occurred sometime around 9 p.m. Police said the man crashed into a fence, and was

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Crash alert: Pedestrian hospitalized following south Austin crash

AUSTIN, TX – Emergency crews responded to the scene of a crash that injured a pedestrian in south Austin Sunday night, KXAN reports. It happened in the area of Interstate 35 and Brandt Road, and was reported at about 9:25 p.m. Austin-Travis County EMS arrived and found the adult victim with potentially serious injuries. The

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