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Police Investigate Suspected Drunk Driving Crash

Emaan Elahi2 years ago

According to KSAT, a 35-year-old pregnant woman was killed in a crash in San Antonio involving a suspected drunk driver early Saturday – she died during surgery.

Details of the Suspected Drunk Driving Accident

The crash occurred on 5900 block of South Presa around 12:45 a.m. The driver fled the scene of the accident on foot.

Other passengers in the woman’s vehicle were her husband and a 1-year-old baby. The husband is in critical condition; the baby did not sustain any serious injuries.

The suspect was arrested after a witness caught the man and returned him to the scene. He is facing DWI and failure to stop aid charges.

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

  • The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recorded 3,377 traffic-related deaths in 2013, roughly one death every 2 hours and 36 minutes.
  • 1,089 of those deaths were attributed to crashes in which a driver was under the influence of alcohol.
  • 232,041 people were injured in auto accidents in 2013 with 89,270 people suffering a serious injury.

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