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18-Year-Old Man Charged With Manslaughter in San Antonio Crash

John Curiel1 week ago

Authorities have charged 18 year-old  Reuben Justin Trejo  with manslaughter in connection to a recent fatal crash in Northeast San Antonio.

Details of the Fatal San Antonio Crash

According to San Antonio news outlet  mySA,  Trejo slammed into another vehicle after running a red light at the intersection of North Foster Road and Farm-to-Market 78 (FM 78).

Local Fox 29 San Antonio reports that Trejo struck the Ford Ranger pickup truck at a high speed as it was turning left at the intersection, killing the driver and  injuring another passenger. Trejo was treated for minor injuries and  taken into custody.

The crash occurred shortly before midnight on January 5th.

Texas Intersection Crashes

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 761 people died in car crashes occurring at intersections in 2017.

How to Make Intersection Turns Safer

  • Keep vehicle in proper lane
  • Check traffic in all directions
  • Reduce speed
  • Use turn signals
  • Avoid left turns when possible

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If 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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