20-Year-Old Asante Sebastian Contreras Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on Interstate 35 and Loop 410 in San Antonio
San Antonio, TX. (May 7, 2020)- Asante Sebastian Contreras was killed in a two-vehicle crash on May 3, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas. The accident occurred around 9:45 p.m. in the area of Interstate 35 and Loop 410. Police reported that the San Antonio Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit was trying to serve a warrant to a suspect involved in a shooting. The suspect then drove away, leading police on a highway chase. The suspect drove down the wrong-way on Interstate 35. The chase ended when the suspect collided head-on with a Ford Mustang driven by Contreras. Contreras was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect was transported to an area hospital and is facing charges of evading arrest and murder. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Asante Sebastian Contreras. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Head-On Collisions in Texas
In 2017, over 550 people lost their lives in head-on collisions throughout Texas. These types of collisions often occur at night when drivers are under the influence or fatigued. The body responds to both circumstances in similar ways, including drivers being unable to keep their eyes open, their heads up, or their hands on the wheel.
At Benton Law Firm, our experienced Texas attorneys have successfully helped clients win both personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. We specialize in both types of lawsuits because we have spent over two decades assisting our clients with them. If you lost a loved one or were injured in a head-on collision, contact our office today at 214-777-7777.
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