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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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Austin police seek help in hit and run accident

Police officials in Austin, Texas and the Austin cycling community are waiting for a witness to come forward regarding a hit-and-run accident, which had left an Austin bicyclist injured. The driver of the car did not stop to inform the police about the accident and drove away without offering any assistance to the injured bicyclist. According to police, the accident…
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