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San Antonio man injured following violent crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Police in San Antonio are reporting a hospitalized driver who sustained injuries after crashing into multiple structures Monday night.

According to KSAT, the 21-year-old man drove collided with a car wash, bus stop, and telephone pole before coming to a stop along Nogalitos Street around 11:00 p.m.

The driver alerted officials by pounding on and shattering the glass window of a fire station. He is said to have been impaired by some type of substance.

Information regarding the condition of the man involved has not yet been released. No charges have been filed 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 a car 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 injured in suspected alcohol-related accident in N San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A man was injured early Saturday morning on the North Side of San Antonio in a rollover crash that possibly involved drinking and driving, according to a report by KSAT.

The accident happened near the intersection of Thousand Oaks Drive and Jones Maltsberger Road at about 4 a.m. when the unidentified victim lost control of his speeding SUV.

The vehicle rolled over multiple times and caused several non-life-threatening injuries.

While authorities believe the driver may have been drinking prior to the accident, they have not yet filed charges against him.

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 a car 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 critically injured in wrong way DUI crash

HOUSTON, TX. – A woman was killed in a head-on collision with a wrong-way driver in the Klein area of Houston on Tuesday morning.

According to KHOU 11, the crash occurred at around midnight at 10201 Spring Cypress Road. A Harris County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson says a man in his mid-20’s was driving southbound in the northbound lanes in a Kia when he collided with a woman in a Nissan sedan. The woman was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, and she was transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

The man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and might face charges of intoxication assault. These charges could be upgraded if the woman ultimately does not survive. We will continue to monitor this story for any further developments.

The Austin personal injury attorneys of Gibson Hill understand how difficult it is recover from the aftermath of a serious accident. We have helped people face these challenges and have guided them through the legal system's complexities in order to help them receive the best medical treatment available as well as financial compensation. Call 512-580-8334 for a free consultation today.

Note: Serious accidents happen every day in Texas. Our blog serves as a reminder of this devastating fact and we hope that increased awareness of the risks we all face every day helps us take further steps towards prevention. Our posts are sourced from local news outlets and are updated frequently. Should you find details that are out of date or incorrect, please let us know so we may update the post to contain the most current information.

Promising high-school football star killed, two others injured in DUI crash on Highway 6

HOUSTON, TX. – A promising Houston high school football star was killed and two other people were injured in a crash on Highway 6 on Friday morning.

According to ABC 13 News, the crash occurred just after 2:30 a.m. on Highway 6 near Loch Katrine Lane. The deceased was identified as 16-year-old Tristan Sanders, a promising young football player who had recently transferred to a Houston-area school from North Texas. Sanders was riding in the back seat of a BMW sedan when a Hummer collided with the vehicle while passing through an intersection. The force of the crash sent the BMW spinning into a steel light pole nearby.

The other two occupants in the BMW, the as-yet-unidentified 16-year-old driver, and an 18-year-old passenger were transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the Hummer, 47-year-old Carlos Guillermo Ayala was not seriously injured in the crash. He has been charged with driving under the influence, and police say speed was a factor in the crash. We will continue to monitor this story for any further developments.

If a drunk driver injured you or cost your loved one their life, know that you have the right to demand justice. An experienced Houston drunk driving injury attorney like those at Gibson Hill Personal Injury have the experience and skill necessary to get you the answers and fair compensation you deserve. Drunk driving is negligent driving, and together, we can make sure the at-fault party is held accountable. Call us at 512-580-8334 to discuss how we can help you today.