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Poor Visibility Results in Multiple Accidents in San Antonio

Destiny Baker3 years ago

Both directions of Interstate 37 have been closed between Loops 1604 and 410 in San Antonio, Texas following a series of collisions around 9 a.m. Thursday.

About the San Antonio Accidents

  • According to the San Antonio Express-News, both directions of Interstate 37 will remain closed for several hours following a series of unrelated auto accidents.
  • Roughly 30 vehicles, including one tractor-trailer, were involved in crashes beginning around 9 a.m. Thursday when dense fog resulted in limited visibility.
  • As a result of the accidents, eight people have been transported to nearby hospitals. Deputies are currently clearing the scene.
  • It is currently unclear when the highway will be reopened.

San Antonio Auto Accident Statistics

  • In 2011, Texas recorded 294,661 auto accident across the state with 28,212 (9.57%) taking place in Bexar County.
  • As a result of these accidents, San Antonio recorded 111 deaths, 3,455 serious injuries and 12,227 other injuries.
  • The records indicated that San Antonio also recorded more drunk driving accidents than any other Texas city with a total of 1,771 drunk driving collisions resulting in 45 deaths and over 900 injuries.
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