Twenty-two people were injured in a crane collision in East Austin on September 16, 2020. The accident occured on “the 1600 block of Robert Browning Street in the Mueller area,” according to a report on the incident from CBS Austin. At the time of this report, the situation was still developing and a crane operator was still inside one of the two cranes. Photos show two cranes leaning toward each other in a construction site. CBS reported that the incident is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The injuries were reported as non life-threatening. Mainly, people were injured while attempting to distance themselves from the situation. Austin-Travis County EMS stated that 16 of the 22 injury victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.
At Lyons & Simmons, LLP, we are committed to helping injury victims throughout the state of Texas recover for personal injuries and wrongful death. Our lawyers fight to hold negligent parties accountable and ensure the rights of Texans are protected.
We are a team of experienced trial lawyers who assist people who are involved in injury claims. From car accidents to product liability claims, we offer representation in a wide variety of cases. We practice construction accident litigation as well, and help construction workers and their families recover compensation after on-the-job injuries.
We can help if you were injured in the incident in East Austin or another accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence. We are available to discuss the details of your situation and get started on building your case.
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