Catastrophic 2-Vehicle Crash on Highway 71 Injures 3 People [Austin, TX]

Catastrophic 2-Vehicle Crash on Highway 71 Injures 3 People [Austin, TX]

Horrific Rollover Crash on SH 71 Sent 3 People to Hospital

Austin, TX (March 30, 2024) On Friday afternoon, a disastrous 2-vehicle crash on Highway 71 sent 3 people to the hospital, with 2 of the 3 suffering serious injuries.

According to ATCEMS, the rollover crash happened around 4:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of E SH 71 heading eastbound near State Highway 130.

Reports say that 2 vehicles were involved in the collision. Moreover, officials say that a person was ejected from their vehicle, officials say that a total of 3 people were transported to the hospital.

Officials say that 2 people were taken to St. David’s South with critical life-threatening injuries, while the remaining patient was taken to Dell Seton with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities are investigating the horrific rollover crash and have not released additional information at this time.

It is important to observe all driving laws and road conditions. If you see a dangerous vehicle or driver, keep your distance. If you notice a vehicle weaving in and out of the lanes, following too closely, or traveling at a higher rate of speed, move over a few lanes and get out of their way.

Drive defensively to ensure surrounding vehicles’ safety and avoid traffic accidents.


2-Vehicle Crash on Highway 71 Led to Serious Injury

Did you know that state laws forbid cell phone use while driving? That is because over 80% of road accidents are caused by distracted drivers.

Frankly, an accident-free life is never promised. Even so, having connections to legal experts can dictate the severity of the aftermath.

Therefore, you should know how to proceed if you are injured in a traffic accident.

Here are some things we need to do in case of an accident.

  • Seek medical attention if you sustained injuries.
  • Next, get to a safe place to prevent further damage or injury.
  • Then, collect as much information as possible: insurance and contact information of people involved in the accident and pictures/videos of vehicles involved.
  • Also, do not forget documentation of the fault and whatever else can be used as evidence.
  • Filing a police report or incident report by calling 911 is necessary.
  • Finally, hire an experienced personal injury attorney from Sweet Lawyers.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a traffic collision, contact Sweet Lawyers at (800) 674-7852.

Crashes are indeed inconvenient, to say the least; however, reaching out for help can guarantee you don’t suffer further. Our legal team would be delighted to guide you with your legal concerns.

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