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2 Dead, 1 Injured in San Antonio Crash

Destiny Baker2 years ago

Two people are dead and a third has been critically injured as a result of a three-vehicle crash that occurred in San Antonio’s far West Side Monday afternoon.

Details of the Fatal San Antonio Accident

According to the San Antonio Express-News, the collision occurred in the 6000 block of Culebra Road roughly half a block from the Southwest Research Institute around 4 pm.

Reports indicated a white SUV was traveling east on Culebra Road when hit struck a red minivan before veering into oncoming traffic and colliding with a white pickup. Authorities believe the two female occupants of the SUV were arguing at the time of the incident.

Both of the women were ejected from the SUV – they were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup was transported to the hospital with critical injuries.

Officials have not yet released the identities of those involved in the accident.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recorded 3,377 traffic related deaths in 2013. This marked a 1.05-percent decrease from the 3,413 deaths recorded in 2012.
  • Another 232,041 people were injured in auto accident in Texas in 2013, with 89,270 people sustaining serious injuries.
  • 523 people were killed in head-on collision in Texas in 2013.
  • Reportable crash data for 2013 suggests:
    • One person was killed in an auto accident in Texas every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
    • One person was injured In an auto accident every 2 minutes and 16 seconds.
    • A reportable collision occurred every 71 seconds.

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