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San Antonio car accident leaves 1 severely injured

Posted on April 5th, 2012 No Comments

Last night in San Antonio a one-car accident on U.S. 90 left a driver with serious injuries.

The accident occurred on the eastbound lanes of the highway. According to San Antonio police, the driver was trying to pass a slower moving car when he lost control of his vehicle. His vehicle crossed over the lanes on the highway, and struck a concrete barrier near the median. The impact of the crash caused the driver to become airborne.

Emergency personnel arrived on the scene, and transported the injured driver to University Hospital. He suffered serious injuries, and his current condition is not known at this time. An investigation into this accident is underway.

Please contact the San Antonio car accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999 if you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident in the San Antonio area.

SAPD officer hit by car and in critical condition

Posted on February 22nd, 2012 No Comments

Jonathan Esquivel, 28, of the San Antonio Police Department was hit by a pickup truck on Sunday evening and is in critical condition.

Esquivel was placing traffic cones at the scene of an earlier crash in the westbound lane of Loop 410 near Summit Parkway when Shad Christopher Modesett, 40, avoided hitting other vehicles on the road and hit Esquivel.  Modesett was given a $100 ticket for speeding but was not charged for hitting Esquivel.  Modesett stated that he “looked away momentarily” and swerved.

Police also suspect that cell phone was a factor in the accident.

If you have been injured in a car accident, contact San Antonio car accident attorneys of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.

Singing diva, Whitney Houston, will be buried on Saturday in New Jersey

Posted on February 16th, 2012 No Comments

San Antonio car accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers are disheartened to announce the passing of Whitney Houston.

Whitney Houston, singing legend, passed away on Saturday afternoon in Beverly Hills, CA at the Beverly Hilton hotel.  She was found in her bathtub of her suite just a few hours before she was supposed to attend a Clive Davis pre-Grammy party in the same hotel.

The funeral will be held in Newark, New Jersey at New Hope Baptist Church, and it will be broadcast on television and streamed live on the internet.  The service is invite-only.  Aretha Franklin, Whitney’s godmother, will sing a song, and a choir of famous singers will also perform.

Visit CNN.com for more information.

2012 Super Bowl on Sunday in Indianapolis

Posted on February 1st, 2012 No Comments

San Antonio car accident attorneys of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers are thrilled to discuss the Super Bowl XLVI.

On Sunday Feb 5, the New England Patriots will play the New York Giants in the 2012 Super Bowl.  The Giants and Patriots faced off four years ago in 2008 at the Super Bowl, and the Giants took home the prize.

This season, the Patriots enter the game with a 15-3 record having won 10 games in a row.  The Giants have a 12-7 record and upset top-seeded Green Bay Packers and the second-seeded San Francisco 49ers to win the NFC Championship.

The game starts at 6:30pm EST at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Kelly Clarkson will sing the National Anthem, and Madonna will perform at the Half-Time Show.  Tune into NBC.  Visit the Super Bowl website for information.

Man killed on motorcycle by SUV

Posted on January 24th, 2012 No Comments

Armando Aleman, 59, was hit and killed on Friday while riding his motorcycle on North Austin Street in Seguin.

Ira Miears, 93, was driving an SUV north on North Austin Street when he swerved out of the way of two cars turning left.  In an attempt to avoid hitting the two cars, Miears crossed into oncoming traffic and hit Aleman head-on.  Aleman was flown from New Braunfels Municipal Airport to San Antonio Military Medical Center, and died in flight.

Miears was cited for failing to stop, but according to Seth Burgoon of the Seguin Police, “We’re guess-timating that he was not speeding.”

Our thoughts and condolences are with the victim’s family.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact San Antonio car accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.

Crash on I-37 injures one man

Posted on January 9th, 2012 No Comments

A car accident at 6:30am Sunday morning on the South Side left one man with serious injuries to his face.

A 29 year old man was driving a Chevrolet Impala northbound on I-37 behind a paint truck when police believe he fell asleep at the wheel crashing his vehicle into the back of the pickup truck.  The car became wedged under the truck after both vehicles drove off the side of the highway onto an access road.

The windshield of the Impala shattered injuring the face of the 29 year old man.  He was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center.  The driver of the truck did not suffer any injuries.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact San Antonio car accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.

San Antonio Police Officer Injured by Drunk Driver

Posted on January 28th, 2011 No Comments

A San Antonio Police Officer was seriously injured by an alleged drunk driver Sunday.

According to officials with the San Antonio Police Department, officer Michael Thornton was struck by a vehicle driven by 24 year-old Kevin Balditt Sunday night on Interstate 35. Thornton had stopped on the Interstate to assist a stranded motorist when Balditt strayed onto the shoulder and struck the officer.

The two motorists Thornton had been helping pulled the officer to safety and called an ambulance. He was transported to Brooke Army Medical Center for treatment. Thornton lost his right foot in the accident. Doctors remain optimistic that his lower leg can be saved so he can be fitted with a prosthetic foot.

Balditt was charged with intoxication assault. He was convicted of DWI in 2005. In 2007, Balditt was arrested again for DWI, but, according to state records, the charges were dropped due to insufficient evidence.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, the San Antonio drunk driving injury attorneys of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers can help. To learn more, contact us at (210) 999-9999.

Man injured after San Antonio car accident

Posted on August 20th, 2010 No Comments

A major accident in San Antonio left one man injured and caused him to be airlifted to the University Hospital.

The accident occurred just before 1 a.m. when the man was driving east on Interstate 410 and lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons. His pickup truck then went in between two bridges, which cause his car to be throw into the air.

The vehicle was airborne for 116 feet before striking the median and then a retaining wall before finally coming to a stop. The extent of his injuries are unknown at this point and the investigation is still underway.

Car accidents can cause serious injury and change the lives of all people involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

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