Austin, TX – Man Seriously Injured In Crash At 6th & Trinity Street
Austin, TX (June 3, 2019) – Just after 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, Austin-Travis County EMS responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident near the intersection of 6th Street and Trinity Street.
According to reports, a man in his 30s was traveling along the roadway on a scooter when he was struck by a motor vehicle. The man sustained serious injuries in the collision.
Austin-Travis County EMS transported the injured man to Ascension Seton Medical Center for treatment following the incident.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Scooter Accidents In Texas
Over the past year, the state of Texas has seen a major increase in the number of victims injured or killed in scooter accidents. Data from 2018 shows that over 166 people were injured in scooter accidents between September 25th and November 29th, averaging around 3 scooter-related injuries a day.
Victims involved in scooter accidents are at an increased risk for sustaining serious and life-threatening injuries. The vulnerable state of the human body, combined with the speed of scooters, greatly increases the risk of catastrophic injuries. When victims are injured in collisions caused by negligent or reckless drivers, it is crucial that they contact a scooter accident attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
The Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have over twenty years of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys work diligently to ensure those harmed are able to get the remuneration they need to cover the medical treatments necessary to make a full recovery. If you were injured, contact our law firm today at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.
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