One man is dead and at least two others have been hospitalized as a result of an illegal street-racing accident on San Antonio South Side.
According to KSAT, that fatal crash occurred Monday morning in the 2400 block of Commercial Avenue near Sharmain Place and Sunglo Drive.
Preliminary reports suggest an older-looking truck was racing a red sedan northbound on Commercial Avenue when the driver of the truck hit a patch of water and lost control, ultimately colliding with another pickup traveling the opposite direction. The passenger of the old truck died at the scene and the driver, identified as an 18-year-old male, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the second truck, a man in his 50s, was also transported to the hospital, though his condition was not immediately available.
Police are still investigating the crash but did reveal that the incident was caught on surveillance video. It is unclear if any charges are pending.
On average, nine out of every 100,000 drivers have received citations for street racing.
Street racing is extremely dangerous and illegal. Breaking this law can get your license revoked for 10 or more years, your car impounded, and your employment stifled. It also puts you at risk of a dangerous accident.
The information below was compiled by StopStreetRacing.org:
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