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San Antonio Crash Kills Teen and Injures Three Others

Ashley Peterson1 week ago

Damaged car from an accident with responding ambulance

A car lost control and crashed in San Antonio leaving one dead and three injured.

About the Fatal San Antonio Crash

According to reports, the driver of the car lost control on the road and crashed the car into a pillar. The crash happened on Loop 1604 in the far West Side.

A 15-year-old named Mark Anthony Nevarez II, died at the scene from his injuries. Nevarez was ejected from the car along with the driver. The driver and two women were taken to the hospital for treatment, one for life-threatening injuries.

The car had hit a cable barrier before crashing into the pillar and then overturning into the grass.

Fixed Object Collision Statistics

Almost 20 percent of accident deaths occur from the vehicle hitting objects off the road like telephone poles or trees.

About half of these type of crashes happen at night with alcohol often being a factor.  Other significant factors can be speed, sleep, inattention, or a lack of visibility.

Texas Car Accident Statistics

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

  • 3,721 people were killed in Texas traffic accidents in 2017, marking a slight decrease from the 3,794 deaths reported in 2016.
  • 552 of the deaths reported in 2017 were attributed to head-on collision.
  • Alcohol was determined to be a factor in 987 traffic deaths, accounting for roughly 26% of all Texas traffic fatalities.
  • An additional 254,853 people were injured in auto accidents in Texas in 2017.
  • Based on reportable data for 2017, TxDOT estimates:
    • One person was killed in a traffic accident every 2 hours and 21 minutes.
    • One person was injured every 2 minutes and 4 seconds
    • A reportable crash occurred every 59 seconds.

Contact an Experienced Texas Car Accident Lawyer

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.

Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free case review — attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends. If you cannot make it to our office, we can visit you at your home, in the hospital, or at work.

 

 

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