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One Injured in Motorcycle & Vehicle Crash

One man was sent to the hospital following a motorcycle accident in Austin on Sunday, November 24th.

Details of the Austin Motorcycle Accident

According to CBS Austin, a south Austin highway was shut down due to a collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle. The accident occurred at the 400 block of E Ben White Blvd around 7:15 p.m.

EMS medics of Austin-Travis county transported a man with undisclosed injuries to St. David’s South Austin Medical Center.

TxDOT states that westbound lanes were shut down near I-35 and as traffic was redirected  onto the service road.

According the Austin Police, the vehicle remained on the scene.

Motorcycle Accident Statistics

  • Approximately 75% of motorcycle accidents involve collisions with another vehicle, most often a passenger automobile.
  • In multiple vehicle accidents, two-thirds of the accidents are caused by the other vehicle violating the motorcycle’s right-of-way.
  • In single vehicle accidents, about two-thirds of the accidents are caused by rider error, typically a slide-out and fall due to overbraking or running wide on a curve due to excess speed or under-cornering.

Contact an Experienced Motorcycle Recall and Defect Attorney

If you or a loved one were injured due to a recalled or defective motorcycle, contact Thomas J. Henry immediately. Our experienced vehicle recall lawyers are available 24/7, nights and weekends to evaluate your claim. Our team of legal professionals are ready to take immediate action on your case. You may be entitled to compensation if a manufacturer’s negligence lead to your injuries.

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