Fatal Car Accident in San Antonio Yesterday
There was a fatal car accident in San Antonio yesterday, resulting in the deaths of two people. The victims of the crash were a woman and a 20-year-old man in a Mercedes. The other person was in an Audi. The San Antonio Police Department is currently investigating the incident. Every year, thousands of Texans are injured in car accidents. Many victims are eligible to receive compensation from the insurance companies that cover the at-fault driver.
Police are investigating a fatal rollover crash that happened on the southwest side of San Antonio yesterday. The collision took place at 8 a.m. on SW Loop 410 near Freeport Road. KENS 5, a NBC affiliate, reports that the crash was caused by drunken driving. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office says the driver was traveling recklessly and struck the motorcycle of Lewis Earl Fender, 58. Authorities also say that they found alcoholic beverage containers in Chavez’s vehicle.
The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office closed eastbound Culebra Road at around 9:40 a.m., and a traffic alert was issued for the area. Authorities say that a 17-year old woman driving an SUV tried to turn left at Talley Road. The SUV was struck on impact and the 31 year-old male inside was instantly killed. The SUV’s driver was taken to the hospital, but the road was closed for investigation.
In the last five years, the number of fatal car accidents in San Antonio has been declining. The number of fatal car accidents has actually decreased by almost a third in the last five years. 2014 was the most fatal year, but the years that followed were much safer. People are spending more time on the roads and buying new cars since the recession.