23-Year-Old John Gavin Mendoza Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on Commercial Avenue near Southwest Military Drive in San Antonio
San Antonio, TX. (February 11, 2021)- John Gavin Mendoza was killed in a two-vehicle crash on February 8, 2021 in San Antonio, Texas. The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Commercial Avenue near Southwest Military Drive. Police reported that a northbound older model GMC pickup truck was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control and collided with a southbound GMC Sierra. Video surveillance showed that the older model GMC was apparently racing at the time of the accident. Mendoza, a passenger in the older GMC was pronounced dead at the scene. The drivers of both vehicles were transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of John Gavin Mendoza. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Texas
Motor vehicle accidents in Texas claim the lives of more than 3,600 people each year. These unfortunate accidents are often preventable, yet we continue to see the devastating consequences families are forced to endure. When victims lose their lives in accidents, due to the reckless actions of other drivers, it is imperative that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
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