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DUI Accident Kills One, Injures Three in San Antonio

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Jonathan Hernandez1 year ago

One man was killed in a potential DUI accident that happened in San Antonio.

Details about the Fatal DUI Accident

NEWS 4 San Antonio is reporting that a man was killed in a fatal accident that happened on Monday morning on the south side of the city. According to investigators working the accident, a woman plowed directly into another vehicle on Southwest Military and Norma Street on Monday morning at about 2 a.m.

Police have further stated that the woman reportedly ran the red light and slammed into another vehicle who had the green light.

A man in his 20s was operating the other vehicle and was killed at the scene of the accident. The passenger in his vehicle was taken to the San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition. Investigators stated that the woman was driving drunk and that they found an open container of alcohol in her vehicle.

A six-year-old boy was a passenger in the vehicle with the woman, and they were both transported to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Important Information about Driving Under the Influence

According to Mothers against Drunk Driving, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people who are killed in drunk driving accidents every year in the state of Texas:

  • In 2014, there were a total of 1,446 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents involving drunk drivers.
  • During the same year, there were a total of 99,195 DUI-related fatalities in the state of Texas.
  • In 2015, an all-offender ignition interlock bill was passed in order to help eliminate all drunk driving. 


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