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Two People Hospitalized after Collision with Utility Pole

Jonathan Hernandez7 months ago

Two people were injured when they were involved in a collision with a utility pole.

Details about the Utility Pole Accident

KSAT 12 News is reporting that two people were taken to the hospital after crashing their vehicle into a telephone pole in the San Antonio area early on Sunday morning, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

The accident reportedly happened just after 2 a.m. near the intersection of East Sandau and Isom Road, which is near the San Antonio International Airport, police further stated.

Police have also stated that the driver lost control of the vehicle and crashed directly into a telephone pole. At this time, it not exactly known for certain what caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle, but an investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing at this time.

Both the man and the woman inside the vehicle at the time of the accident were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries.

Important Information about Collisions with Fixed Objects

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in collisions with fixed objects every year in the United States:

  • Nearly 20 percent of motor vehicle accident fatalities happen when a vehicle exits the roadway and collided with a fixed object on the side of the road.
  • In 2014, there were a total of 7,508 people who were killed in accidents with fixed objects.
  • The most common fixed object that people are killed by are trees, followed by utility poles. 

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