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Man Injured in Drunk Driving Accident in San Antonio

Jonathan Hernandez8 months ago

One man was injured after a vehicle crashed into a convenience store on Wednesday afternoon.

Details about the Motor Vehicle Accident

KSAT 12 News is reporting that a man crashed into a convenience store late on Wednesday afternoon on the east side of the city.

According to the San Antonio Police Department, the man crashed this vehicle into a Food Mart on the 4900 block of Rigsby Road.

Police have further stated that a 60-year-old man who was inside the store at the time of the accident was hit by the vehicle. He was then transported to a hospital with a broken leg. While the ambulance was on the way to the hospital, it was hit by another vehicle near the scene of the accident.

The driver who crashed the vehicle into the store was arrested under suspicion of driving while intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Important Information about Drunk Driving Accidents

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

  • In 2014, there were a total of 1,446 drunk driving fatalities in the state of Texas.
  • During the same year, there were a total of 15,687 drunk driving related injuries in the state of Texas.
  • In 2014, there were 71,330 drunk driving convictions in Texas.


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