San Antonio authorities are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred on the city’s north side.
Details of the San Antonio Pedestrian Accident
The San Antonio Express-News reports that 48-year-old Frankie Gonzalez was killed early Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle in San Antonio.
Mr. Gonzalez was walking in the street around 6 am when he was hit by an unidentified car. The man was transported to a local hospital by emergency medical services but died from his injuries later that day.
The investigation into this incident is still ongoing.
Texas Traffic Safety Data
- According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), 3,534 people were killed in traffic accidents in Texas in 2014 – a 3.7-percent increase from 2013.
- Pedestrian fatalities totaled 486 in 2014, marking a 1.4-percent increase from 2012.
- An additional 237,941 people were injured in auto accidents in 2014 with 17,152 sustaining incapacitating injuries.
- It was determined that an average of one reportable collision occurred every 66 seconds in Texas in 2014.