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Head-On Collision on Loop 1604 Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured

Destiny Baker11 months ago

Bexar County authorities are investigating a head-on collision that left one woman dead Tuesday morning.

Details of the Fatal Accident

According to Fox 29 in San Antonio, the fatal collision occurred when an SUV traveling southbound on Loop 1604 crossed the median and veered into oncoming traffic, colliding head-on with a car.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead while the victim’s teenage daughter was transported to the hospital for treatment. The 19-year-old driver of the SUV was also hospitalized.

Responders shut down multiple lanes of traffic as they investigated the incident and cleared the scene.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,534 people were killed in traffic collisions in Texas in 2014 – a 3.7-percent from the 3,408 fatalities recorded in 2013.
  • 851 of the deaths recorded in 2014 were attributed to head-on collisions.
  • An additional 237,941 people were injured in auto accidents in 2014 with 17,152 people sustaining incapacitating injuries.
  • TxDOT estimates a reportable crash occurred in Texas every 66 seconds.

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