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San Antonio Crash Sends Bus into House, Four Injured

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Tina Robinson3 years ago

Emergency crews responded to a three-vehicle collision in San Antonio early Thursday morning that sent a bus crashing into the side of a house.

About the San Antonio Bus Accident

The San Antonio Express-News is reporting the accident which occurred at approximately 6:30 a.m. on Thursday at the intersection of Cervalo Street and Allende Street. A Nissan Altima traveling south on Allende Street failed to see a stop sign and entered the intersection where it struck a Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling east on Cervalo. The impact of the crash caused the Trailblazer to crash into a VIA bus. The bus then struck a mailbox, drove through a fence, and crashed into the side of a house located in the 2600 block of Cervalo.

Four people sustained minor injuries in the crash. The report says the drivers of both vehicles were injured, a child passenger in the Altima, and one passenger on the bus. The injured bus passenger was the only passenger on the bus at the time.

The crash also caused a gas line to rupture.

Texas Car Crash Statistics

The Texas Department of Transportation estimates that in 2013:

  • One person was killed every two hours and 38 minutes in a traffic accident.
  • One person was injured every two minutes and 16 seconds in a traffic accident.
  • One reportable accident occurred every 71 seconds.

Overall in 2013, TXDOT recorded a total of 3,377 traffic-related fatalities and 232,041 traffic-related injuries. Sadly, there were no days in 2013 in which a traffic-related fatality did not occur in Texas.


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