San Antonio News – Two Dead and a Third Injured in a Car Accident on Saturday
Two people are dead and a third is injured in a car accident in San Antonio on Saturday, according to the latest San Antonio news. The accident took place on Highway 151 on the city’s west side. A Dodge Nitro traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 151 collided with a Cadillac XTS. The Dodge Nitro driver was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the Cadillac XTS was rushed to the University Hospital in serious but stable condition. Investigating the crash is ongoing. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS), more than 3,800 people will be killed in Texas auto accidents in 2020. This is a 7.54 percent increase on 2017’s death toll.
In San Antonio, the death of a popular social media star has made headlines. Gabe Salazar, a young tiktok star, was killed in an accident. His family is still grieving after his death caused a massive traffic jam.
San Antonio roadways are dangerous and often the site of car crashes. Many intersections are difficult for drivers to navigate and offer poor visibility. San Antonio also has many railroad crossings and other dangerous spots. The Texas Department of Transportation has compiled statistics on car accidents in San Antonio.
The crash involved three cars on the west side. It occurred at around 6:30 p.m. on West Commerce Street, near Highway 151 and Callaghan Road. Four people were transported to nearby hospitals. The accident remains under investigation. The driver of the Chevy was suspected to be intoxicated.