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New Austin Police Dept. Report Reveals Most Deadly Crashes Happen After Midnight

New statistics from the Austin Police Department shed light on thecontributing factors to the rise in fatalities on Austin roads. The APD report shows that the majority of deadly accidents happen after midnight. APD found 95 percent of the 23 pedestrian fatalities involved a victim who crossed when or where crossing was prohibited, and that 82 percent of the overall number…
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Are There Different Laws for Truck Drivers?

Injury Attorneys Discuss Accidents in Austin and Throughout Texas On September 16, a driver was killed when a rock-bearing semitrailer on U. S. 290 in Bastrop County attempted to avoid traffic, causing the truck to swerve and dislodge one of the rocks into the window of the other driver. Not all accidents involving trucks are fatal; however, a higher percentage…
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Shoplifter Causes Fatal Pasadena Car Accident

According to the Houston Chronicle, a shoplifter caused a fatal car accident after fleeing a Pasadena, Texas Walmart with a Hello Kitty purse. The shoplifting incident took place around 1 a.m. at a Walmart in the 5200 block of Fairmont Parkway when a security guard tried to stop a woman attempting to leave the store with a Hello Kitty purse,…
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Drunk Driver Faces Charges After Fatal Austin Car Accident

According to KXAN NBC in Austin, an 18-year-old man is facing multiple charges after a January 3 motor vehicle accident that left two people dead. The accident happened at the intersection of the Interstate 35 service road and the East Ben White Boulevard service road. The 18-year-old was driving a Chevy Malibu on I-35 prior to the wreck, according to…
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Four-Vehicle Collision in Austin Involving a Police Cruiser and an EMS Van Injures One

On November 20, an Austin Police Department (APD) cruiser and an Austin-Travis County EMS van were involved in an early morning collision in East Austin, at the intersection of 12th Street and Airport Boulevard. Around 2:30 a.m., the EMS van and a police escort were stopped at a red light. An SUV headed in the opposite direction ran the red light and…
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