San Antonio- Three Injured Following a Car Accident on Bandera Road
Posted on Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 4:04 am
According to San Antonio police officials, a car accident involving a Bexar County constable took place on Bandera Road, late Tuesday afternoon.
At around 3:15 p.m., local responders were dispatched in the 7600 block of Bandera Road. According to initial reports, a Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling along the area, with its emergency lights turned on, when a 2014 Subaru BRZ cut it off, prompting a collision.
The impact of the collision killed a passenger in the Subaru. He was identified as 86-year-old Floyd Hitzfeld.
No one else was injured from the crash.
The driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 40-year-old Kelvin O’Neil, told investigators that he thought that the Subaru was stopping, instead, it drove across the northbound lanes.
Investigators are still determining liability.
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 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.