San Antonio Woman Killed in Overnight Accident
A San Antonio woman was killed in a collision with a fence.
Details about the Fatal Collision
KSAT 12 News San Antonio is reporting that, according to the San Antonio Police Department, a woman was killed in the overnight hours in a car accident in which she crashed into a fence on the northwest side of the city.
According to police, the accident happened at about 1 a.m. on Thursday on the 2600 block of Vance Jackson Road, near Interstate 10 and Adrian Drive. Police have further stated that it is possible that the driver may have had her driver-side door open when she hit the fence.
After the collision the driver then became trapped in the truck for at least an hour. The woman died at the scene of the accident.
At this time, an investigation remains ongoing, and it is unknown whether or not alcohol had played a role in the accident.
Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths due to motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:
- In 2014, there were 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents.
- There were a total of 6.1 million reported crashes in 2014.
- The number of motor vehicle fatalities decreased 25 percent from 2005-2014.