A driver has been arrested and faces charges after crashing his car near the University of Texas at San Antonio campus, leaving a woman hospitalized in serious condition.
Details of the UTSA Car Accident
According to News 4 SA, the crash occurred Thursday just before 2:30 am. Police say the driver was speeding on UTSA Boulevard when he veered off the road and crashed into a utility pole. The vehicle then rolled several times.
A female passenger in the vehicle was injured and taken to the hospital in serious condition. The driver suffered minor injuries.
Police say the driver was charged with intoxication assault. The accident remains under investigation.
Texas Car Accident Statistics for 2019
The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- 3,610 people were killed in car accidents in Texas in 2019, marking a 1.15% decrease from the 3,652 deaths reported in 2018.
- 731 traffic deaths were related to crashes occurring at or near an intersection.
- 600 people were killed in head-on collisions.
- Another 256,338 people were injured in car accidents in Texas with 12,897 suffering serious injuries.
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