• By: Hank Stout
  • Published: April 2021

Austin, TX (4/9/2021) – A person was hurt in a crash between an e-scooter and a vehicle in south Austin on Friday.

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The accident happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection of South Congress Avenue and West Riverside Drive.

The victim was taken to Dell Seton Medical Center with critical, life-threatening injuries.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Scooter Accident Lawyers

E-scooters are a relatively new phenomenon that is spreading quickly in popularity. Because they are new, many people are unaware of how easily accidents can happen. It only takes one wrong move for an e-scooter accident to occur that can leave the rider, a pedestrian, or driver with painful injuries.

There is a wide range of injuries that result from an accident involving an e-scooter in Houston. Minor injuries include cuts, bruises, and sprains, while more severe injuries include broken bones, herniated discs, and traumatic brain injuries.

Board-Certified personal injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout have vast experience handling cases involving e-scooters and are dedicated to helping clients in Houston recover favorable and maximum compensation for their losses. To schedule a free consultation with a Sutliff & Stout attorney today, complete a contact form online or call (713)-405-1263.

Source: KXAN

About the Author

Hank Stout co-founded Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm, to protect and pursue the rights of people who were harmed by the carelessness of others. Mr. Stout is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and has been actively trying cases for over fifteen years. In recognition of his accomplishments and results, he has been selected by Thompson Reuters as a Super Lawyer since 2014 (a distinction given to less than 1% of the lawyers in the state of Texas) and has been selected as Lead Counsel. To learn more, read Hank's full bio here.

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