Bexar County– 18-Wheeler Accident on Interstate 37
Posted on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 6:48 am
A local news source said that a rear-end collision on Interstate 37 took place last Saturday afternoon.
According to initial reports, the wreck involved a minivan and an 18-wheeler truck. The big-rig was traveling along the highway when it was rear-ended by a minivan while approaching I-35 near Hardy Road.
The driver of minivan as well as his passenger sustained injuries from the collision. They were rushed to University Hospital for treatment. The passenger, identified only as a 40-year-old male passenger, were seriously hurt. He was listed in critical condition.
Fortunately, no one else was injured.
Traffic is being diverted onto Farm to Market Road 536 to give way for the clearing.
Investigators are determining liability as of the moment.
Our deepest sympathies to the victim of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the Bexar County Police Department will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
Injuries caused by vehicle collisions can vary from crash to crash. Some injuries may heal within a span of days while others could paralyze a victim’s body for a month. The most commonly known car accident injuries include neck and chest and head and back injuries. Broken and ligament damages are also quite common.
Being a victim of a collision is an overwhelming experience. If you are a passenger in a car involved in crash, the first thing you should do is seek medical attention for yourself and anyone who needs it. After this, you’ll want to alert your insurance provider regarding damages or injuries you sustained from the collision. To submit a claim, you would need to gather documents supporting your claim. These may include a video of the scene or a photograph of the damages to the vehicles, police reports stating the facts of the accident, and medical records indicating the severity of your injury, to name a few.