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1 Dead, 2 Injured in San Antonio Crash

Destiny Baker1 year ago

One man was killed and two other people were hospitalized following an accident in which a truck crashed into a stalled SUV in South Side San Antonio.

Details of the San Antonio Accident

According to the San Antonio Express-News, two men were pushing a stalled Chevrolet Suburban near the 15300 block of Southwest Loop 410 just after 3:15 pm when they and the vehicle were struck from behind by a pickup truck.

One of the men pushing the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was transported to San Antonio Military Medical Center with critical injuries.

The suburban was carrying a woman, a teenager, and a young girl when the incident occurred. The children were uninjured and the woman was taken to the hospital.

The driver of the truck did not sustain any injuries.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,377 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2013 – roughly one death every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
  • An additional 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents with 89,270 people suffering serious injuries.
  • TxDOT estimates a reportable collision occurred every 71 seconds in 2013.

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