One person was hospitalized and another is in police custody following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 in San Antonio.
Details of the Interstate 10 Crash
According to KSAT, the collision occurred early Monday morning at around 2:15 am in the 7000 block of I-10 near North Foster Road. Preliminary reports suggest a male driver rear-ended another vehicle in the eastbound lanes of the interstate, sending the second vehicle off the highway and through a fence.
The driver of the second vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital while the other driver was detained on suspicion of DWI.
The identities of the injured driver and suspected drunk driver have not been released.
Crashes and Injuries in Bexar County 2019 (TxDot)
- Fatal Crashes: 175
- Fatalities: 177
- Suspected Serious Crashes: 707
- Suspected Serious Injuries: 832
- Total Crashes: 50,796
Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Statistics 2018
Information taken from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):
- There were 12,161 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2018 with 14,908 people sustaining a serious injury.
- There were 701 people killed in crashes occurring in intersections or related to an intersection.
- There were 548 people killed in head-on crashes in 2018.
- There were no deathless days on Texas roadways in 2018.
- There were 940 people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes where a driver was under the influence of alcohol. This is 26% of the total number of people killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes.
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