One Killed, One Injured in Head On Collision in San Antonio

One person was killed after a head-on collision in San Antonio.

Details about the Fatal Accident

FOX 29 News San Antonio is reporting that two people were sent to the hospital after being injured in a head-on collision on Monday afternoon.

According to San Antonio police, the accident involved a Jeep SUV and a Dodge Ram that were in a head on collision that happened on Monday afternoon. The head on accident happened near the intersection of Marbach Road and Northglen.

Police have further revealed that both vehicles were heading in opposite directions when the driver of the Jeep suddenly veered into the path of the oncoming Dodge Ram. The driver of the Jeep suffered serious injuries and was unresponsive at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Dodge Ram was taken to the hospital with injuries that were considered to be non-life threatening.

The driver of the Jeep, identified as 45-year-old Jesse Vasquez, died at University Hospital on Monday. The driver of the Dodge Ram is suspected to be okay.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the state of Texas:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 581 people who were killed in head on collisions in the state of Texas.
  • During the same year, 823 people in the state of Texas were killed in accidents that happened in an intersection.
  • In 2014, a total of 3,534 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the state of Texas.
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