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Woman arrested following fatal six-vehicle crash on I-35

AUSTIN, TX – According to KXAN, a woman has been arrested following a fatal six-vehicle crash on I-35.

The accident took place near William Cannon Drive at around 10:30 p.m. last night. The suspect Amber Thompson, 39, reportedly ran a red light and was hit by another vehicle.

One victim died following the accident and at least one person was hospitalized in critical condition. Thompson has been charged with intoxication manslaughter for her role in the crash.

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Woman collides with vehicle carrying 3 children, injures driver in alleged E Austin DUI

AUSTIN, TX – A woman suspected of speeding, of driving while intoxicated, and of driving without a license collided with another vehicle in east Austin on Tuesday night, leading to the possible injury of the other driver, according to an accident report published by MyAccident.org.

The accident happened at 9166 FM-969, located near the KIPP Academy of Arts and Letters and Bantom Woods Bend just before 9:45 p.m.

The driver of a red 2001 Volkswagen, a 32-year-old Austin woman, allegedly was driving at a high rate of speed while intoxicated and failed to maintain a single lane. She collided with a silver 2005 Honda driven by a 31-year-old woman from Smithville, and which was also transporting a 32-year-old man and three children aged 6 to 10.

The driver of the Honda received possible injuries of undisclosed severity.

No other injuries were reported in the collision.

The Volkswagen’s driver, who reportedly was driving without a valid license, was found to be at fault.

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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.

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Suspect arrested in connection to fatal drunk-driving collision in San Marcos

SAN MARCOS, TX – Law enforcement officials have charged a suspect they believe caused a six-car pileup that resulted in the death of a San Antonio man.

According to KSAT, the accident occurred on September 6th when 30-year-old Kyle Nissen was traveling at a high rate of speed on Wonder World Drive.

Nissen was approaching the Purgatory Creek Bridge when he sideswiped another vehicle and traveled into the oncoming lane. Nissen’s Ford F-250 then crashed into David Hollinbeck’s F-250. Hollinbeck died as a result of the collision.

Several other people were rushed to a local hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Nisssen turned himself in to the San Marcos Police on Monday. He is facing a number of charges including intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and intoxication assault with a vehicle.

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San Antonio police search for passenger involved in possible DWI crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Officials with the San Antonio Police Department are searching for a second suspect involved in a possible DWI crash north of downtown Sunday morning.

According to KSAT, the incident occurred in the Northbound lanes of U.S. 281 when a driver lost control of his vehicle causing it to roll several times, resting when it struck a concrete divider.

Both the driver and passenger fled on foot before police arrived. The driver was caught shortly after and arrested for DWI. Police are continuing their search for the passenger as of Monday evening.

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Van Ormy Police officer hospitalized after being struck by vehicle on I-35

SAN ANTONIO, TX – One police officer was airlifted to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle along I-35 early Friday morning.

According to KSAT, the officer was assisting in traffic control following a tractor-trailer accident on I-35 near Loop 1604 at about 1:30 a.m. Investigators say the officer was exiting his patrol car when another vehicle careened into the driver’s side rear door, striking the officer in the process.

The officer was airlifted to University Hospital to be treated for a potentially life-threatening head injury immediately following the crash.

The driver involved was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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.


Woman arrested after crashing into several parked cars in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – San Antonio police have one woman in custody on suspected DWI charges after she collided with three vehicles early Sunday morning.

According to News 4 San Antonio, officials responded to the scene at Seacliff Street near Pearsall Park at about 3:30 a.m. Once there, they discovered an overturned pickup truck with two people trapped inside. Firefighters pulled the individuals through the windshield and out of the vehicle.

Upon further investigation, police believe a female occupant inside the vehicle was speeding when she crashed into a parked car, rolled over, and then collided with two more cars and a mailbox. She was taken into custody and booked on DWI charges.

The passanger inside the truck suffered minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

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Victim identified in fatal northeast Austin crash

AUSTIN, TX – Police in Austin have identified the passenger who was killed in a collision involving an intoxicated driver earlier this month.

According to KXAN, the incident occurred within the 8500 block of FM 969 at about 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15th. Alfonso Sanchez Angeles, 26, was killed after the truck in which he was a passenger swerved off of the road and hit both a thick brush patch and a fence before coming to a stop.

Another passenger in the vehicle was treated at the scene. The driver, 27-year-old Juan Manual Aboyles-Garcia, was taken to the hospital and subsequently arrested for intoxication manslaughter. He is currently being held in the Travis County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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Man seriously injured in possible DUI crash in W San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was severely injured this morning in west San Antonio after another driver ran a red light and crashed into him. The other driver may have been under the influence of alcohol.

According to KSAT, the accident happened near the intersection of Hunt Lane and Highway 151 at about 2:07 a.m. when a Mustang drove into the wrong lane of traffic at a high rate of speed. The Mustang failed to stop at a red light, then T-boned a minivan waiting at the light, which then collided with a pickup truck.

The driver of the minivan was trapped within the wreckage and had to be extricated by emergency teams using the jaws of life. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. A passenger in the minivan was also sent to the hospital for treatment of non-critical injuries.

The drivers of the Mustang and the pickup truck were not injured in the collision.

The Mustang’s driver is suspected of having been driving under the influence.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

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21-year-old driver cut out of wreckage in suspected DUI in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A young man suspected of driving while under the influence was trapped inside his car and seriously injured after an accident in San Antonio Saturday morning.

According to KENS 5, the accident happened around 12:30 a.m. at Guadalupe and Interstate 35.

The driver, 21, crashed his black car into a wall and trapped himself inside the vehicle. He had to be cut out of the wreckage by emergency crews.

He was taken to the hospital for the treatment of serious injuries.

The driver’s behavior and evidence inside the vehicle have led police to suspect that the victim was under the influence when the accident occurred.

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 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.