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Teen Involved In Accident Last Week Dies of Injuries

Olivia Finger11 months ago

A teen involved in a fatal car crash last week has died due to the severe injuries he suffered as a result of the collision, San Antonio Express-News reports.

Details of the Fatal San Antonio Accident

The incident, which happened at 7 a.m. on November 3, took the life of a 47-year-old Jorge Alfredo Cazares Laureano.

Jeremiah Lincoln Gonzalez, 17, was traveling on Loop 1604 when he clipped an East Central Independent School District Bus and proceeded to hit a Honda with Laureano inside, according to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

Gonzalez was taking to the San Antonio Military Medical Center for treatment where he died five days later.

The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the crash, although no charges have been filled at this time. 

Texas Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 3,534 people were killed in auto accidents in Texas in 2014 – a 3.7-percent increase over the 3,408 deaths reported in 2013.
  • 581 people were killed in head-on collisions in 2014.
  • An additional 237,941 people were injured in traffic collisions in Texas in 2014 with 17,152 people suffering serious injuries.
  • TxDOT estimates a reportable accident occurred in Texas every 66 seconds in 2014.

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