San Antonio, TX – West Poplar St Crash Claims 2 Victims’ Lives
San Antonio, TX (January 1, 2020) – Two people sadly lost their lives in a motor vehicle accident on West Poplar Street.
Just before 12:30 a.m., on January 1, emergency crews rushed to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on West Poplar Street.
A minivan occupied by four people was attempting to back out of a driveway on West Poplar Street, near Northwest 26th Street, when it was struck by a speeding pickup truck.
One person inside the minivan was ejected in the collision causing them to sustain fatal injuries.
After impact, the minivan caught on fire, killing one of the occupants trapped inside.
Two victims were pulled from the vehicle by a bystander. During the process, the bystander suffered burn injuries and was transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Two individuals inside the pickup truck fled the scene of the incident.
At this time, police are investigating.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Collisions in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents across Texas claim the lives of more than 3,600 innocent victims each year. Sadly, many victims harmed in these collisions incur fatal injuries as a direct result of another driver’s reckless or negligent actions. When families lose loved ones in automobile collisions, it is crucial that they reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
Our team at The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of combined experience fighting on behalf of grieving families to ensure they get the justice they deserve. Our reputable car accident attorneys in Texas strive to help those that have been harmed move forward from a tragic loss in the best position imaginable for handling the financial burdens incurred from an accident. Contact our personal injury attorneys in San Antonio at (214) 219-4878 to schedule a free case evaluation to explore legal options available for you.
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