San Antonio, TX – Auto Wreck on Loop 1604 near Schultz Rd

San Antonio, TX – Auto Wreck on Loop 1604 near Schultz Rd

San Antonio, TX (May 10, 2024) – A major motor vehicle accident was reported on the southeast side of Bexar County on Friday morning, May 10. The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene at around 9:00 a.m.

Reports show that a concrete truck in an SUV collided on Loop 1604 near Schultz Road. The incident prompted the closure of the roadway for several hours as emergency crews assisted on-site. Emergency medical services responded to the crash scene to care for injured victims. Those who required further care were transported to local hospitals. The accident is being investigated.

Our thoughts go out to everyone who has been affected by this accident.

Auto Wrecks in Texas

Texas has a high rate of car accidents, with over 244,092 injury crashes reported in 2022. This resulted in over 4,497 fatalities and tens of thousands. The leading causes of car accidents in Texas are:

  • Distracted driving (such as using a cell phone or eating)
  • Speeding
  • Bad weather conditions
  • Drunk driving
  • Drowsy driving
  • Aggressive driving
  • Failure to yield

Unfortunately, no matter how safe you are while operating your vehicle, there is no way to prevent other people from engaging in reckless and negligent actions. Statistics surrounding automobile accidents in our state just highlight the overwhelming impact that vehicle collisions have on individuals and families statewide.

Car Accident Statistics in Texas

According to reports provided by the Texas Department of Transportation:

  • There were 15,299 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2022, resulting in 18,880 serious injuries.
  • Vehicle miles traveled in Texas increased by 1.66% in 2022 compared to 2021.
  • Over half of traffic fatalities in Texas in 2022 occurred in rural areas.
  • Run-off-the-road crashes involving single vehicles accounted for 32.83% of all motor vehicle traffic deaths in 2022.
  • There were 1,030 people killed in intersection-related crashes and 636 people killed in head-on crashes in 2022.
  • There was not a single day in 2022 when someone was not killed in a motor vehicle accident somewhere in Texas.
  • The most common type of car accident in Texas is a rear-end collision.
  • The most dangerous type of car accident in Texas is a head-on collision.

If you have been injured as a result of an automobile accident, you may have legal options available. You should reach out to a Texas car accident lawyer right away.

Call Our Law Firm Now

The Law Offices of Troy A. Brookover is committed to providing top-notch legal services with a personal touch for clients in the San Antonio and southern Texas areas. Our team’s dedication, experience, and track record of success make us the go-to choice for accident-related claims. We understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that accidents can bring, which is why we strive to provide compassionate care and fearless representation for our clients. If you or someone you know has been involved in an accident, we encourage you to contact our office at (210) 226-2000 for a free consultation with attorney Troy A. Brookover today. Let us fight for your rights and help you get the compensation you deserve.

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Disclaimer: This post is purely informational and does not serve as a call for business. The information presented here should not be interpreted as legal or medical counsel. Additionally, the accompanying photograph is illustrative and was not captured at the actual site of the incident.