According to Bexar County sheriff's deputies, a car was traveling west near the 13400 block of Potranco Road when it swerved out of its lane into oncoming traffic. Emergency medical responders pronounced a man and two young boys, ages 11 and 7, dead at the scene. A local resident of the area responded first. He said thataccidents on Potranco Road are far too common.
The NHTSA recently notified consumers of 21 separate recall campaigns involving various manufacturers, makes, and models. The June 22 release identifies Chrysler, Toyota, Porsche and a variety of others as manufacturers. A reason for many of these recalls is a passenger side front airbag inflator that can rupture and pose a risk of injury to occupants. Another reason for many of these recalls is a vent tube that can detach from the Engine Breather. To find out if your vehicle has been included in a recent recall, you can search by model year, make, and model on the NHTSA website.
Early this morning a tragic hit-and-run accident occurred on Culebra Road, right outside Loop 1604. The vehicle driver struck a bicyclist traveling in the bike lane around 7:45 a.m. The rider, who was in his 50s, was killed.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall of Cree LED T8 Lamps and Big Lots Hanging Chairs. Consumers who purchased these items should stop using them immediately.
Two people were killed and another 30 injured after a Transportes Del Norte bus driver who wasn't paying attention failed to notice traffic had slowed and crashed.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced 11 new recall campaigns that affect a variety of vehicles, including General Motors, Chrysler, and Ford Motor Company.
Shandong Jinyu Industrial Co. or "Shandong" recently announced that it would be recalling more than 5,000 of its Jinyu and Evergreen model tires due to a defect that poses a crash risk.