At least two people have been hospitalized as a result of a suspected DWI crash on San Antonio’s North Side.
Details of the Suspected San Antonio DWI Crash
KSAT reports the crash occurred around 1:20 am Monday on West Woodlawn Avenue near Blanco Road.
A preliminary investigation suggests a man operating a sedan was attempting to turn left from Woodlawn onto Blanco Road when it crashed head-on into a truck. Police say the truck initially attempted to avoid the crash and overturned after colliding with the sedan.
The driver of the sedan was transported to University Hospital where he was listed in stable condition. He was scheduled to be assessed for DWI. A passenger in the truck was also taken to University Hospital.
The driver of the truck was not hospitalized.
The crash remains under investigation.
Texas Drunk Driving Accident Statistics
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,623 people were killed in traffic crashes in Texas in 2019, marking a slight decrease from the 3,656 deaths reported in 2018.
- Drunk driving crashes accounted for 25% of total traffic deaths with 914 people killed.
- Alcohol-related crashes occurred most often between 2:00 am and 2:59 am.
- An additional 256,797 people were injured in crashes in Texas with 15,855 people suffering serious injuries.
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