About the Fatal Car Accident
According to the San Antonio Express-News, Fabian Perez, 30, was driving a Suzuki compact west along Texas 27 when he crossed the center line and hit an oncoming pick-up truck. The collision occurred around 6:20 p.m.
Perez and his passengers were headed back to a swimming spot after picking up supplies from Wal-Mart. Perez was announced dead at the scene, along with his passengers: 7-year-old Hector Mendoza Jr. and a man from Mexico.
The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured or identified. The accident is still under investigation.
Motor Vehicle Accident Statistics
- In 2012, 33,561 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in the United States.
- 2.36 million people were injured in motor vehicle crashes in 2012.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, 3,377 people were killed and 232,041 people were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in Texas in 2013.