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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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Man hit, killed by car while walking out of store in N San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A pedestrian died Friday night after being struck by a car outside of a store in north San Antonio, according to KSAT.

The collision occurred in the 3100 block of Blanco Road, near Lee Hall Street, as Eduardo Escamilla, 61, was walking out of a store.

A compact car collided with him, leading to his death at the scene of the accident.

The driver stopped to wait for emergency assistance after hitting Escamilla.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the accident at this time.

Check back later with more details on this developing story, as our team will update blog posts as more information is made available.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Two injured in T-bone crash in North San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX – Two people were hurt Saturday in a car accident in the North Side of San Antonio. One received life-threatening injuries in the collision.

KSAT reports that the accident happened in the afternoon at the intersection of Calico Landing and Blanco Road when one driver was hit in a T-bone collision by a second driver.

Both drivers were sent to the hospital following the crash, one of them suffering critical injuries and the other minor ones.

There is no information available at this time regarding the identities of the victims.

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 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.