San Antonio Truck Accidents

San Antonio is the seventh most populated in the United States and the second most populated city in the state of Texas. The Texas Department of Transportation provides a variety of accident statistics about San Antonio. While Texas drivers were voted in the worst in the country, driving in San Antonio can present its fair share of problems. Because San Antonio is divided across three counties (Bexar, Comal, and Medina), this article will examine statistics throughout each county.

Crashes

In 2014, The Texas Department of Transportation reports a startling number of automobile accidents in San Antonio. In 2014 in San Antonio, there 138 fatal car collisions, 149 collisions, 687 incapacitating injuries due to car crashes, and 37,383 total automobile crashes.

Locations

Reports demonstrate that accidents in San Antonio occurred on a variety of roads in 2014. These accidents occurred in the following matter in San Antonio’s three counties:

  • There were 58 crashes on Interstates like Interstate 10 and 47 crashes on US Highways.
  • There were 2 crashes on Interstates like Interstate 35 and 8 crashes on US Highways like Highway 281.
  • There was 1 crash on Interstates like Interstate 35 and 2 crashes on US Highways like US Highway 90.

Fatalities

In 2014 in San Antonio, reports indicate that there were 2,330 fatal Commercial Motor Vehicle crashes in Bexar, 103 Commercial Motor Vehicle crashes in Comal, and 39 Commercial Motor Vehicles in Medina.

  • Distracted Driving. In 2014 in San Antonio, reports indicate that there were 22,276 total car accidents in Bexar, 354 total car accidents in Comal, and 183 total car accidents in Medina due to distracted drivers. The largest number of fatalities, 64, occurred in Bexar.
  • Driving under the Influence. There was a relatively low number of driving under the influence car crashes in the San Antonio area in 2014. Reports indicate that there were 57 total car accidents in Bexar, 4 total car accidents in Comal, and 1 total car accidents in Medina due to driving under the influence. The largest number of fatalities, 54, was in Bexar.
  • Speeding caused a substantial number of accidents in Dallas County in 2014. Reports indicate that there were 1,589 total car accidents in Bexar, 244 total car accidents in Comal, and 120 total car accidents in Medina due to speeding. The largest number of fatalities, 27, was in Bexar.
  • Work Accidents. There was a substantial type of accidents that occurred in work zones in the San Antonio area in 2014. Reports demonstrate there were 1,658 total car accidents in Bexar, 130 total car accidents in Comal, and 20 total car accidents in Medina due to accidents that in work areas. The largest number of fatalities, 4, was in Bexar.

San Antonio has a variety of accidents that occur within the area every year. If you are involved in an automobile accident in Dallas County, you need the assistance of a skilled accident attorney. Contact our law firm by calling 409-838-1000 or email our lawyers to schedule a free initial consultation.