Details of the San Antonio Crash
The accident happened at the intersection of Blanco Road and the Loop 410 access road just after 11:30 p.m. According to NEWS4SA, two SUVs collided head-on.
One of the passengers, a pregnant woman, was treated at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured. Police are still investigating who had the right of way.
Distracted Driving Statistics 2017
Information taken from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
- Nine percent of fatal crashes in 2017 were reported as distraction-affected crashes.
- In 2017, there were 3,166 people killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.
- Six percent of all drivers involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted at the time of the crashes.
- Eight percent of drivers 15 to 19 years old involved in fatal crashes were reported as distracted. This age group has the largest proportion of drivers who were distracted at the time of the fatal crashes.
- In 2017, there were 599 non-occupants (pedestrians, bicyclists, and others) killed in distraction-affected crashes.
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