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One Killed, Two Hospitalized in San Antonio Accident

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

One person was killed in a Sunday afternoon car accident in San Antonio.

Details about the Accident in San Antonio

KSAT 12 News is reporting that The Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office has revealed the name of the woman who was killed in a car accident that happened on Sunday afternoon. 23-year-old Alexandra Dickerson was killed on Sunday, when the vehicle she was riding in crashed into a concrete pillar.

According to San Antonio police, two men and Dickerson were driving down Wurzbach Parkway near the intersection of Starcrest Drive when the driver of the vehicle lost control.

At this time, police believe weather played a role in the accident. Dickerson was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, and one of the male passengers was taken to University Hospital in unknown injuries. The other passenger was also transported to the hospital with non-life threatening head trauma.

At this time, alcohol is not believed to have been a factor in the accident.

Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:

  • There were 219 fewer fatalities in motor vehicle accidents in 2014 than there were in 2013.
  • There were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2014.
  • In 2014, there was an increase of about 25,000 people who were non-fatally injured in motor vehicle accidents than there were in 2013.

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