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What Do I Do If I Am Hit by a CapMetro Bus?

Once a quiet college town, Austin has been growing exponentially in the last few decades. With the increase in population came an increase in the need for public transportation. CapMetro has served the city of Austin faithfully, but there have been a few incidents where CapMetro buses have caused accidents. One such incident occurred on December 22, 2016 when a…
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Could Austin Do More to Protect Child Bicyclists and Pedestrians?

Earlier this week, a teenage boy was bicycling in Northwest Austin when he was suddenly struck by a car. The driver stayed on scene to help and the boy was immediately transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The next morning, he was pronounced dead. This was the third child bicyclist accident that resulted in death this last month in…
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Why are Pedestrian Accidents at an All-Time High in Austin?

Last month, a 50-year-old man was struck by a vehicle off Burnet Road in North Austin in a pedestrian accident. He was moved to the hospital to treat serious injuries. However, police said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. That same night, two pedestrians were struck in a hit-and-run accident. One of the pedestrians, a 20-year-old, sustained life-threatening…
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