At least seven people were hospitalized, two in critical condition, following a major collision on San Antonio’s Northwest Side.
Police Investigating Major San Antonio Collision
FOX 29 reports the crash happened on Bandera Road and Sherill Brook Drive around 3:50 pm Sunday afternoon.
Early reports indicate a Chevrolet truck was driving southbound on Bandera Road in the middle lane when it crashed into a Ford Expedition pulling out of a private property. Seven of the eight people inside the Expedition were hospitalized, including two children who sustained life-threatening injuries.
At least two occupants of the Expedition, a child and an adult, were ejected from the vehicle. A second child was pulled from the back of the Expedition by a person who witnessed the accident
The driver of the truck was not injured in the collision.
Texas Car Accident Statistics 2018
Information provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
- There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
- There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
- There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
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