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Scooter operator critically injured after being hit by car on Congress Ave.

AUSTIN, TX – A scooter rider was severely injured after being struck by a driver on Congress Avenue yesterday afternoon, according to the Austin-Travis County EMS.

The accident happened near the intersection of S Congress Avenue and W Riverside Drive at 2:07 p.m.

An adult victim was taken to Dell Seton Hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries. Medics were attempting CPR on the victim as of 2:26 p.m.

The victim’s identity and current condition were not immediately available.

Authorities asked drivers to avoid the area, as road closures were likely as investigators worked the crash.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin scooter accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.