San Antonio – 1 Dead, 3 Injured in Solo-Vehicle Collision on Loop 1604
Posted on Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at 5:57 am
The San Antonio Police Department is conducting an investigation regarding a single-car accident on Loop 1604 on the far West Side last Thursday morning.
Just before 8:00 a.m., local firefighters responded to the 4200 block of Loop 1604 to assist in a car crash. According to initial reports, a Chevrolet Cobalt was traveling at an unsafe speed along the northbound lane of State Highway 151 when it went out of control. The vehicle then crashed into a pillar ejecting its driver and one passenger.
The driver, along with two female occupants, sustained various injuries and transported to University Hospital for treatment. Their condition remains unknown at this time.
Meanwhile, a 15-year-old occupant sustained blunt force injuries and was pronounced deceased by emergency crews at the scene. His identification has yet to be released.
Police are still investigating the accident.
Our deepest sympathies to the victim of this unfortunate event. We strongly believe that the San Antonio 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 a 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.