Category Archives: Hit-and-Run Accidents

News about hit and run accidents, injuries, settlements, verdicts and compensation

Hit-and-Run Leaves Pedicab Driver, Passenger Injured

Hit-and-run accidents have been a problem for Austin in recent years. Despite APD’s efforts to apprehend the perpetrators, people are still being injured. One such incident happened on March 15 downtown. During a SXSW event, a pedicab driving on South Congress near Barton Springs Road was struck from behind by a sedan. The impact was severe enough to lift the…
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Taking Care of Yourself after a Hit and Run Accident

At the end of January, a 5-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle off Webberville Road near Oak Springs Elementary. He was thrown five feet into the air and landed hard, suffering a severe traumatic brain injury as well as scarring injuries on his head and face. The boy was walking with his brothers on their normal route. As they…
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Cyclist was Dragged Underneath a Truck in a Hit-and-Run

Last month, a cyclist was hit by a passing truck in East Austin. The driver who hit the cyclist failed to stop and render aid. As though that’s not horrible enough, a police report shows the cyclist became lodged underneath the truck and was dragged along the pavement, losing tissue from her back, hip and leg along the way. By…
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