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San Antonio police identify victim in fatal shooting, crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Officials have released the identity of a man who was found fatally shot in an overturned 18-wheeler near Interstate 35 Tuesday night.

According to Fox San Antonio, Daniel Sieger, 45, was found dead inside of his 18-wheeler, which had overturned on Austin Street just east of I-35.

Police say Sieger was killed prior to the truck tipping over. They believe he was shot by a suspect who was fleeing the scene of another murder. Sacramento Martinez, 32, allegedly shot Sieger at a truck stop before stealing his truck and crashing it a few miles down the road.

Martinez is facing a number of charges following the incident, including capital murder.

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.


San Antonio Police arrest suspect who fled the scene of a fatal 18-wheeler crash

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Officials with the San Antonio Police Department have the man in custody who they believe fled the scene of a fatal 18-wheeler crash near Interstate 35 early Tuesday morning.

According to My San Antonio, police responded to reports of a truck driving erratically along Austin Street at bout 3:15 p.m. The witness continued to follow the track until they discovered it had flipped on its side a few blocks away.

Upon their arrival at the scene, officials found a 45-year-old male occupant dead in the cab of the truck. Officials spotted 32-year-old Sacramento Martinez attempting to run away from the crash.

Martinez, who had an active felony warrant out of Austin, was arrested and booked in connection to the crash as well as other crimes.

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.