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San Antonio, TX – Wrong-Way Truck Crash on I-37 Takes Two Lives

by | Jun 7, 2022 | Auto Accidents, Wrongful Death | 0 comments

San Antonio, TX (June 7, 2022) – An automobile accident reported in the San Antonio area early Sunday morning claimed the lives of two victims. At around 230 a.m., on June 5, the San Antonio Police Department and firefighters were notified that a motor vehicle accident took place on Interstate 37 that required assistance.

Reports provided by the police indicate that a 2013 Ford focus and 2011 Toyota Corolla collided in the 11,400 block of Interstate 37 South. The impact of the crash caused the Corolla to strike a tractor-trailer. The incident caused delays in the area near Elmendorf.

Two people involved in the accident were pronounced deceased at the scene. Details surrounding other injuries are limited at this time.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the police.

Our thoughts are with the victims injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Truck Accidents in Texas

San Antonio, TX – Wrong-Way Truck Crash on I-37 Takes Two LivesMotor vehicle accidents in the state of Texas take the lives of more than 4,400 people every year. Hundreds of people who are fatally injured are involved in accidents with semi-trucks and other large commercial vehicles. The massive size of these vehicles means that it is more likely for victims to suffer fatal injuries. We see countless fatal accidents take place due to drivers who engage in reckless and negligent actions. Some of the leading causes include:

  • Drivers who are traveling well above the posted speed limit for roadways
  • Drivers who are distracted while operating their vehicles
  • Drivers who run red lights and pass stop signs at intersections
  • Drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol

If your loved one has died as a result of a negligent driver, you may have legal options available to help you move forward. It is crucial that you reach out to a wrongful death lawyer in San Antonio right away. Our legal team can help you secure the financial compensation you need for funeral arrangements, burial fees, and more.

For decades, the San Antonio truck accident lawyers at Wyatt Law Firm have fought diligently to help bereaved families protect their legal rights. Our lawyers can help you get justice following your loved one’s accident. We will fight to ensure you have the money you need to alleviate the financial burdens you face moving forward. Our lawyers will stand by your side every step of the way to ensure you are able to obtain the outcome you expect for your lawsuit.

If your loved one has died as a result of a traffic-related incident, you must take legal action right away. Contact our Texas personal injury law firm to get started. Our lawyers are available by calling 210-340-5550 to schedule a free case review at your earliest convenience.

Note: Our team used secondary sources when creating this post. These sources include but are not limited to local and state police reports, local news reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about the accident described. Our team has not independently verified all the facts surrounding this accident.  For this reason, if you locate any information that is incorrect, please let us know immediately so that we can correct the error. We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business and none of the information provided in this post is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.