3 People Killed in San Antonio Head-On Collision

Three men are dead following a head-on collision on Interstate 35 in San Antonio, Texas.

Details of the San Antonio Head-On Crash

According to KSAT, the fatal crash happened around 2:20 am Sunday on I-35 near Highway 281.

Police reports indicate two men in a white truck fired gunshots toward the V Lounge nightclub on East Martin Street before fleeing the scene, traveling the wrong way along the frontage road of Interstate 35.

The truck then traveled onto I-35 using the McCullough exit ramp, heading northbound on the southbound lanes where it struck an SUV head-on.

The two men in the truck, both in their early 20s, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV, a man in his 30s, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound lanes of I-35 were shut down for four hours as responders cleared the scene.

Texas Car Accident Statistics for 2019

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

  • 3,610 people were killed in car accidents in Texas in 2019, marking a 1.15% decrease from the 3,652 deaths reported in 2018.
  • 731 traffic deaths were related to crashes occurring at or near an intersection.
  • 600 people were killed in head-on collisions.
  • Another 256,338 people were injured in car accidents in Texas with 12,897 suffering serious injuries.

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