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Driver flees on foot after crashing into San Antonio home

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Police in San Antonio are searching for the driver responsible for crashing into a family home and fled the scene on foot Sunday night.

According to KENS, the collision occurred at a home within the 3000 block of East Southcross near the intersection with Meeks Avenue at about 11:30 p.m.

Police are unsure of what may have caused the driver to collide with the home. However, there were several adults and children inside the house at the time of the crash. Luckily, none of them sustained any injuries as a result.

Witnesses at the scene believe they saw a man run away from the wreckage. No other identifying information has been released as of yet.

This is a series of articles presented by Gibson Hill Personal Injury as a way of keeping our San Antonio 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 Texas 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.


Apartment fire displaces several people

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A fire destroyed eight apartment units and has left several families homeless, KSAT reports.

The fire happened on the Northwest Side at Sapphire Apartments, located in the 8000 block of Fredericksburg Road, shortly after midnight on May 31.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined and it is unknown exactly how many people have been displaced.

The damages are still being assessed and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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Father and son killed in motorcycle accident

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A father and his 15-year-old son were killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday morning, according to reports.

Authorities confirmed that 36-year-old Reinerio Lopez and his son Franklin Lopez were riding a 2008 Honda motorcycle shortly after midnight near the 2400 block of General Hudnell Drive.

The father lost control while making a turn and hit a concrete wall, causing both riders to be thrown off the bike into a bridge pillar and guard rail.

Both victims were pronounced dead the scene.

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Suspected intoxicated woman crashes into pole

SAN ANTONIO, TX –According to Fox San Antonio, a woman who is suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol crashed into a pole on Sunday.

A woman who was in her 40’s seemed to be intoxicated when she crashed her car on the 1700 block of Roosevelt Avenue right near the VIA bus stop.

The woman was charged with a DWI and taken into custody.

No injuries have been reported.

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Man hit by train

SAN ANTONIO, TX – According to KTSA, a man was hit by a train on the South East Side late Thursday night.

The incident occurred on the intersection of Nopal and Westfall in the Denver Heights neighborhood at around 10:30 p.m.

The man, who’s in his 30’s, was asleep on the tracks and was run over by numerous cars since he was pinned underneath.

Firefighters were able to free man and was transported to University Hospital.

The man had a few of his toes missing.

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Wrong-way vehicle strikes family in mini van

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A vehicle driving the wrong way crashed into a mini van occupied by a family of five on Tuesday, according to NBCDFW.

The San Antonio Police and Fire Departments rushed to the scene on Interstate 35 South at around 11:25 p.m.

Two people were critically injured, including the suspected wrong way driver and another occupant from the mini van.

Several other victims are said to have suffered injuries as well.

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Multiple-vehicle accident due to erratic driver

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A multiple-vehicle accident occurred Wednesday morning, according to KSAT.

The accident happened near the intersection of Bandera Road and Callaghan Road at approximately 9:15 a.m.

San Antonio police received a report of an erratic driver and rushed to the scene.

Upon arrival, three vehicles were involved in the accident and a silver compact car was overturned.

The erratic driver exited his car and attempted to flee, but was caught by authorities near.

According to authorities, a woman driving a white sedan involved in the crash was checked out at the scene for minor injuries.

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Aspiring paramedic killed in crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – KENS5 reports that an aspiring medic was killed in a head-on collision Monday morning, one day before he was scheduled to take his final exam.

According to his mother, Asante Contreras, 20, was less than two miles from his home when his vehicle was struck on the I-35 flyover at I-410 by Joseph Woolard, a fugitive wanted for a March 2019 incident in which he allegedly fired shots at police. Woolard was driving the wrong way when he crashed into Contreras.

“I know that if [Woolard] hadn’t been out on bond, my son would’ve graduated and he’d be wearing his uniform right now,” Anja Contreras told reporters. “Instead, he’s going to be buried in it.”

Contreras’s body will be escorted by coworkers and fellow first responders to his hometown of Del Rio, and the cost of his funeral has been covered by thousands of dollars raised in donations.

The San Antonio car accident lawyers of Gibson Hill Personal Injury represent those who’ve been hurt or have lost loved ones in accidents caused by negligence. We have the skills and experience necessary to help you get the fair compensation you’re owed. Schedule a free and confidential consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 512-580-8334 or by reaching out to us online.


Suspected drunk driver indicted in fatal crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – According to News 4 San Antonio, a local man accused of drunk driving and driving the wrong way killing another driver has been indicted by authorities.

The accident occurred along Loop 1604 at the Chase Hill Boulevard exit on January 31 when Johnathon Paul Jones was intoxicated and collided head-on driven with a vehicle driven by, Taylor McCowan, killing her.

This week, Jones was indicted in a charge of intoxication manslaughter.

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