News: Elderly woman suffers critical injuries after south Austin house fire

AUSTIN, TX – One person was taken to the hospital with critical injuries following a house fire in south Austin this weekend, according to ABC 7 Amarillo. The fire occurred on Richmond Avenue at about 10 p.m. Saturday. A male neighbor witnessed the fire from his home and heard the elderly female victim screaming for assistance from inside. He then helped pull her from the burning structure. The victim was then taken to the hospital with critical, potentially life-threatening wounds.   A spokesperson from the Austin Fire Department stated that they had “no doubt he saved… Read More

News: Man injured after collision with suspected drunk driver on Dessau Rd

AUSTIN, TX – A man was possibly injured during a collision with a suspected drunk driver on Dessau Road last week, according to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). The accident occurred in the 11300 block of Dessau Rd at 12:24 a.m. Thursday, when the driver of a gray 2010 Land Rover, a 35-year-old man, reportedly failed to yield the right of way. The front of the Land Rover collided with the front left of a black 2001 Ford operated by a 31-year-old man suspected of having been drinking. The driver of the Land Rover sustained a suspected minor injury… Read More

News: Possibly serious injuries reported in accident on Pearce Ln

AUSTIN, TX – Possibly serious injuries were reported when the Austin Fire Department responded to a traffic collision on Pearce Lane this afternoon. The crash occurred between the 11700 block and 11812 Pearce Lane at 3:17 p.m. While the circumstances of the collision are unclear at this time, AFD reported that at least one priority-two injury was present. Such injuries are described as potentially serious. The identity of the victim or victims was not immediately released. Check back later, as our team will update blog posts as new information is released. If you or a loved… Read More