San Antonio, TX (March 15, 2022) – One man has lost his life as a result of a motor vehicle accident on the West Side of San Antonio, according to reports. At around 1:55 a.m., on March 13, the San Antonio police responded to the scene of an accident on Highway 151.
Reports from the police show that two cars were involved in a collision on Highway 151 at the intersection of Potranco Road. The incident blocked the roadway, causing some delays throughout the area.
One passenger in one of the vehicles was located unresponsive at the scene. The man was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries.
One driver involved in the crash was determined to be intoxicated. The driver was booked for intoxication manslaughter.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Car Accidents in Texas
Every month, more than 320 people are fatally injured in motor vehicle accidents across the state of Texas. These crashes are often preventable, yet we continue to see people die as a result of the negligence of other drivers sharing the road.
Statistics support this claim, finding that more than 80% of fatal accidents are a result of driver error. Some of the leading causes of collisions that we see in Texas include:
- Drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Drivers who are using their phones to talk or text while operating their vehicles
- Drivers who are speeding
- Failing to yield the right of way
- Running red lights/passing stop signs
When families lose loved ones in auto accidents caused by drivers who are reckless or negligent, they often have legal options available that they can use to recover compensation. Working with a wrongful death lawyer in San Antonio can ensure that your family is better positioned to hold the negligent driver accountable so you can recover.
San Antonio Personal Injury Lawyers
The San Antonio car accident lawyers at Packard Law Firm understand how difficult it is for families to move forward after enduring the unexpected loss of a loved one. This drivers our team to fight diligently when it comes to helping families get justice.
Our lawyers will take all of the legal work off of your hands so you are able to be with your family throughout the grieving process. Our lawyers will put together the strongest legal case imaginable to ensure your family has the best chances of holding wrongdoers to account. We will never leave you to fight to protect your legal rights on your own. Our team will stand by your side throughout the entire legal process to ensure your best interests and individualized needs are represented.
Contact our Texas personal injury law firm at your earliest convenience to meet with our team to see how we can help you. Call (210) 340-8877 to schedule a free, no-obligation case evaluation to get started today.
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Disclaimer: We hope our readers will be reminded to slow down and use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle to avoid being injured in a serious accident. This is not a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post does not constitute legal or medical advice. The photograph in this post was not taken at the accident scene.