Four people were taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle crash on San Antonio’s Northeast side Tuesday night.
Details of the Northeast San Antonio Car Accident
According to KSAT, the crash happened around 9:45 pm near the intersection of Walzem Road and Mesquite Farm Road.
Police say a Nissan sedan was driving at a high rate of speed when it blew through a red light and struck a pickup and another sedan. The impact of the collision caused the pickup to overturn.
Three family members that were riding in the pickup were taken to Northeast Baptist Hospital for treatment. An adult riding in the Nissan was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center with serious injuries.
The accident remains under investigation and it is unclear if any charges will be filed.
Facts and Statistics About Intersection Accidents
- The Federal Highway Administration (FHA) reports roughly 2.5 million intersection accidents every year. Most of the crashes involve vehicles making left turns.
- Crashes at intersections account for roughly 40 percent of all traffic accidents.
- Intersection crashes are the second most common category of traffic accidents behind rear-end collisions.
- 50 percent of all serious crashes and 20 percent of fatal crashes occur at intersections.
- Every year, red-light runners cause about 165,000 crashes and 700-800 deaths.
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