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31-year-old motorcyclist killed while trying to pass car in NE San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A 31-year-old motorcyclist was killed after he attempted to pass another vehicle in northeast San Antonio this morning, according to Fox 29 San Antonio.

The accident occurred in the 500 block of Walzem Road at about 11:30 a.m., when a 31-year-old man was reportedly swerving between lanes.

The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet at the time, tried to pass a vehicle on its right side as it was performing a right turn.

The motorcyclist died at the scene.

The other driver was not reported as hurt.

The identity of the victim has not been immediately released.

Authorities are investigating the crash at this time.

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Four people injured, driver facing possible charges in NW San Antonio accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Four people were injured and a driver is facing possible charges following a collision earlier tonight in northwest San Antonio, according to KSAT.

The accident occurred near the intersection of Bandera Road and Camino Bandera at about 7 p.m., when a driver did not yield for another.

One driver was treated at the scene for minor wounds.

The other driver sustained head wounds during the accident and was brought to the hospital for treatment.

Two passengers were taken to the same hospital for the treatment of minor injuries.

The driver who did not yield the right of way is facing possible charges of possession of narcotics and driving while intoxicated. Their identity was not immediately released.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision at this time.

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Man struck and killed while trying to cross street in NE San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A pedestrian was killed while attempting to cross a street in northeast San Antonio this evening, according to a report by KSAT.

The collision occurred in the 13400 block of Nacogdoches Road, near Higgins, at about 5 p.m.

The victim, a man attempting to cross the street, was then struck by a van, and then died of injuries sustained during the accident.

The identities of the driver and the pedestrian have not yet been released.

Authorities believe intoxication may have played a role in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin pedestrian accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Man in critical condition after being pinned beneath semi-truck in San Antonio crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A pin-in rollover crash involving a pickup truck and an 18-wheeler truck left a man critically injured on US-281 in San Antonio early this morning.

According to KSAT, the crash occurred in the 28500 block of Highway 281 at about 2:30 a.m. when the driver of a pickup truck, who allegedly was driving “erratically,” attempted to exit the highway.

The driver then lost control of the pickup and collided with barrels on the ramp. The impact sent the pickup rolling over an unspecified number of times back into the freeway, where it was struck by a semi-truck.

The driver of the pickup was pinned beneath the semi, and officials had to use the jaws of life in order to extricate him.

The victim, who has yet to be publicly identified, was airlifted to the hospital for the treatment of critical, life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

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Boy injured after driver falls asleep at wheel, causing SW San Antonio crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A boy was taken to the hospital after a collision that involved a driver falling asleep and allegedly intoxicated driving in southwest San Antonio early this morning.

According to the San Antonio Express-News, the accident happened near the intersection of Merry Oaks and Stonybrook Drives just before 4 a.m. after the driver of an SUV fell asleep at the wheel.

The driver then collided with a truck, in which a driver was allegedly intoxicated while his son was riding in the vehicle with him.

The son was taken to the hospital with critical injuries, one of which was a head wound.

The identities of the drivers and the child have not been released at this time.

The truck driver has been charged with DUI with a child in the car, according to the report.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin car accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.


Man hit by car while trying to get help for another accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was struck by a vehicle after getting out of his car to try to flag down aid following a separate accident, according to KTSA.

The accident happened around 2 a.m. Friday on Loop 410 South, near Somerset Road.

The unidentified man hit a guardrail with his vehicle, which came to rest in the median strip. The victim got out of his vehicle and made his way onto the highway shoulder to look for help, but was then struck by a second vehicle. The second vehicle spun out.

The victim has been taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries, which are not believed to be life-threatening at this time.

The driver of the other vehicle was not hurt.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our Austin community safer and informed about traffic incidents and other news. Blog posts should not be taken as legal advice. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in an accident, call the Austin pedestrian accident injury lawyers of Gibson Hill today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, or other expenses.