Two Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash on Steves Avenue at S. New Braunfels Avenue in San Antonio
San Antonio, TX. (May 10, 2022)- Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on May 7, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas. The accident occurred just before 12:45 a.m. at the Steves Avenue at S. New Braunfels Avenue intersection. Police reported that an eastbound van ran the red light and crashed into a northbound 2016 Kia Soul occupied by the victims. The force of the impact pushed the Kia into a pole. The Kia driver and their 15-year-old passenger were transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries. The driver of the van fled the scene of the crash. No further details have been provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We wish them a full and speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Texas
In 2016, reports indicate that at least one person sustained injuries every two minutes after being involved in a car crash on Texas roads. The most common causes of vehicle collisions have remained the same over the years, which include distracted driving, drunk driving, reckless driving, and aggressive driving. When victims lose their lives in collisions, due to the negligent actions of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas as soon as possible.
At The Benton Law Firm, we are passionate about defending our clients against negligent drivers, which is how we have helped thousands of clients over the course of two decades win their personal injury lawsuits. Our attorneys specialize in gathering evidence and pursuing liable parties for appropriate compensation. Contact our office today if you or a loved one were hurt in a car accident. For those interested in a free consultation, call (214) 777-7777.
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