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29-Year-Old Man Injured in Austin Bicycle Accident at Sheraton Avenue and South Congress Avenue; Travis Ashley Arrested
Austin, Texas (February 19, 2020) – A 29-year-old man was injured in a bicycle accident Sunday night at an Austin intersection, according to the police.
The crash occurred around 11:00 p.m. February 16, at the intersection of Sheraton Avenue and South Congress Avenue.
According to the police, the bicyclist was struck at the intersection by a car driven by 38-year-old Travis Ashley.
The bicyclist, a 29-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital with a broken femur.
Ashley was arrested and charged with intoxication assault, a third-degree felony.
An investigation into the crash is underway.
We wish the injured victim a quick recovery.
With the surge in popularity of alternative transportation to save on fuel costs, bicycling has emerged as a new form of mobility forced to compete with motorized traffic in dangerous situations. This has resulted in many more accidents between human-powered vehicles and powerful engine-driven machines, producing tragic injuries as well as countless fatalities.
At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, our experienced lawyers will help you in this situation.
If you have been injured in a bicycle accident, you should consult with attorneys who have a history of success in personal injury claims. To speak to an attorney, please Click to call: 281-943-5555.