Elderly Woman Injured in Two-Car Crash in San Antonio


severely damaged car after crash

According to the San Antonio Express-News, an elderly woman suffered from injuries in a car crash in San Antonio, near Alamo Heights, on Thursday afternoon.

Details of the Injury Accident

A woman in her 60s crashed into another vehicle in the 2500 block of Broadway Street. The woman struck a black car with her blue SUV, causing her to flip her SUV onto its side.

The San Antonio Express-News reports that the woman required extrication from her SUV with the Jaws of Life. She received treatment at San Antonio Military Medical Center for serious injuries.

Officials aren’t expected to hand out a citation to either driver, reports the San Antonio Express-News, and the driver of the black car did not require treatment for injuries.

Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Statistics

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

  • In 2014, 3,534 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in Texas.
  • 13,675 serious injury accidents occurred in Texas in 2014.
  • In 2014, 823 people died in crashes occurring in intersection or related to an intersection.
  • A total of 237,941 people sustained injuries in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2014.

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