Austin resident killed in car crash

A 23-year old Austin resident died in an unfortunate motor vehicle accident last Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 near a San Antonio neighborhood.

According to the Austin American-Statesman, Michael Wilson died instantly when an SUV struck his vehicle near Loop 1604. Chief of Police Rex Rheiner stated that the cause of the accident was a vehicle running a red light, but it's currently unknown which driver had the right-of-way.

Wilson, an Iowa native, served the United States in Iraq, and was awarded a Purple Heart. He recently moved to Texas just months before the fatal crash.

If you or somebody you know has been involved in a serious car accident, please contact an Austin personal injury and wrongful death attorney immediately to find out about your legal rights and options. Our experienced attorneys will work quickly and diligently in pursuing your legal matter, and keep you informed throughout the entirety of your case.