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2 from San Antonio Killed in Central Texas Crash

Two San Antonio residents were killed in an early morning crash near Axtell on Saturday.

Details of the Fatal Axtell Collision

According to KSAT, the crash occurred around State Highway 31 at FM 2311 around 3 a.m. Saturday when a driver ran a stop sign.

Police say a GMC SUV traveling southbound on FM 2311 failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with a Hyundai sedan driven by 55-year-old Belinda Sanabria. Sanabria and her passenger, Matias Sanabria Mendoza, were killed in the crash.

A passenger of the SUV was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco with an incapacitating injury. The drive of the SUV was taken to Hillcrest with a possible injury.

Texas Department of Public Safety Sergeant Ryan Howard said charges may be filed in the case.

2017 Texas Automobile Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,721 people were killed in Texas traffic accidents in 2017, marking a slight decrease from the 3,794 deaths reported in 2016.
  • 552 of the deaths reported in 2017 were attributed to head-on collision.
  • Alcohol was determined to be a factor in 987 traffic deaths, accounting for roughly 26% of all Texas traffic fatalities.
  • An additional 254,853 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2017.
  • Based on reportable data for 2017, TxDOT estimates:
    • One person was killed in a traffic accident every 2 hours and 21 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 4 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 59 seconds.

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you or a loved one have been injured in a car crash, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced auto accident attorneys have experience handling a multitude of injury accidents, no matter how severe the crash or injury. You may be entitled to compensation for your damages if another driver acted negligently. Our firm has the experienced lawyers and financial resources that you need to achieve the real results you deserve.

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