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Gas Lines Rupture After Car Accident

Posted on February 20th, 2013 No Comments

In San Antonio only two weeks ago, a woman’s car ruptured gas lines after being lodged between another car and the lines.

The driver was traveling near the New Braunfels area and was hit by an 18-wheeler traveling the opposite direction. The 18-wheeler driver ran a red light and struck the woman driving her car, and the action caused the woman’s car to veer off of the road and toward a local home, where it was stuck.

As a result of the crash, the gas lines of the home ruptured and CPS Energy had to report to the home to turn off the gas lines and remedy the problem.

After the accident, the passenger of the smaller vehicle was taken to Baptist Medical Center with non-life-threatening wounds.

The truck driver first fled the scene, but returned later. Police arrested the truck driver when he came back to the scene of the accident.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a truck accident caused by another party’s negligence, contact the legal team at the Chris Mayo Law Firm today by calling (210) 999-9999.

Father and 2 sons die in car accident

Posted on June 21st, 2012 No Comments

On Tuesday afternoon in Hallettsville, a city east of San Antonio, a fatal truck accident claimed the lives of four people, including a father and his two sons.

The 39-year-old father was driving himself, his girlfriend, and his two sons, ages 10 and 9, to a Van Halen concert in San Antonio. At some point during their trip, the driver lost control of the vehicle, and crossed into oncoming traffic. The passenger side of their vehicle made contact with an 18-wheeler.

All four of the individuals inside the vehicle were killed as a result of the accident. The  mother of the children revealed that her sons were spending their summer vacation with their father, and were looking forward to the Van Halen concert. Investigators are still trying to determine the cause of the accident, but weather and high speeds are expected to play a role.

Our thoughts are with the victims’ families and friends during this difficult time.

Interstate 35 blocked after morning18-wheeler accident

Posted on March 30th, 2012 No Comments

A section of Interstate 35 was blocked after an 18-wheeler and utility truck accident occurred in the Northeast area.

According to officials, the accident occurred on Friday morning on the southbound lanes of I-35 Olympia Parkway when the tire of the utility truck blew out. This caused the car to crash in to a highway sign, which caused the sign to fall into the roadway.

The drivers of both vehicles were transported to the hospital in order to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. All southbound lanes of 35 were closed while crews cleared the scene.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a truck accident, you need representation on your side that is committed to fighting for justice. Contact the San Antonio truck accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Laywers by calling (210) 999-9999.

SAPD Officer Injured in Truck Accident

Posted on July 15th, 2011 No Comments

A San Antonio police officer was injured in an auto accident Wednesday morning.

According to officials with the San Antonio Police Department, an off-duty police officer was on his way to work in his personal vehicle when the accident occurred shortly after 6:00 a.m. Sergeant Michael Oliva said the accident took place on Interstate 10 between DeZavala and Huebner roads.

According to the police accident report, the unidentified officer was traveling east on the access road to Interstate 10 in a pickup truck when a tractor-trailer suddenly pulled out of a side road into his path. The officer was not able to stop his vehicle in time and “T-boned” the tractor-trailer, Oliva said.

The officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the accident and was transported by ground ambulance to University Hospital for treatment. No information on the nature of his injuries was available. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation by the San Antonio Police Department.

If you have been injured in a San Antonio auto accident involving a tractor-trailer, please contact the San Antonio truck accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers by calling (210) 999-9999.


Chain reaction truck accident on South Side

Posted on July 30th, 2010 No Comments

An accident on the South Side occurred around 11:30AM on Thursday on South Presa, just north of Military Drive.

News 4 WOAI reported that the accident started when a cement truck traveling nouth on South Presa stopped to turn at Old Corpus Christi Highway and an 18-wheeler behind the cement truck began jerking due to an engine problem.  Another 18-wheeler traveling south on South Presa then collided with the other 18-wheeler head on, causing it to run off the road and into a ditch.

The driver of the second 18-wheeler suffered back and knee injuries.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a truck accident, contact the San Antonio truck accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999 to learn more about your rights.

SUV-truck accident leads to tragic death

Posted on May 13th, 2010 No Comments

An SUV-truck accident this Monday around 9:30 a.m. on Potranco Road near Loop 1604 resulted in the death of the SUV driver, according to police.

Bexar County Sheriff’s Deputies say that a man in a black SUV was headed westbound on Potranco Road when he attempted to enter the driveway of a Dollar General store.

Police believe the man decided that he could not make the turn and instead tried to re-enter his lane of traffic, at which point he crashed into an 18-wheeler at the center stripe.

The SUV driver died at the scene. A car behind the crash was unable to stop and collided with the SUV, and that car’s driver, her husband, and her 5-year-old son were taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Young boy hit by truck, injured

Posted on January 21st, 2010 No Comments

A young boy was injured after being hit by a pick-up truck. According to police reports, the boy was waiting for an ice cream truck when he was struck by the other truck.

Areas where children congregate are often dangerous for many drivers. Because the children are often small, they are very difficult for many drivers to see.

If you or anyone you know has been injured in a car accident, contact the San Antonio car accident attorneys of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999.

Man hit by truck, dies on side of the road

Posted on January 12th, 2010 No Comments

A man was killed in a San Antonio one-vehicle accident Tuesday. According to police reports, the man was standing on the side of the road because his car had just hit a wall.

While standing on the side of the road, the man was hit by a delivery truck. The truck hit the man’s car, and the man was pinned under the truck. When medical officials arrived to the scene, they attempted to remove him from the wreckage, but the man died at the scene of the accident.

If you or anyone you know has been injured by a delivery truck, contact the San Antonio truck accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999.

Rollover truck accident discovered near Highway 16

Posted on December 16th, 2009 No Comments

A man was injured in a rollover truck accident earlier this week. According to police reports, the truck was found overturned and the man allegedly sustained head injuries.

While authorities are unsure what caused the truck to flip over, the truck was found overturned on Highway 16. Such truck accidents are not only dangerous for truck drivers but for other drivers and passengers near the accident.

If you have been injured in a rollover truck accident, contact the San Antonio rollover truck accident lawyers of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999.

The dangers of truck override and underride accidents

Posted on December 9th, 2009 No Comments

One of the most dangerous types of accidents on the road are truck override and truck underride accidents.

Truck override accidents occur when a large truck runs over a smaller vehicle in front, while truck  underride accidents occur when a smaller vehicle slides under a larger truck.

Because of the significant size differences between the two vehicles, small cars are often badly damaged in these accidents. Along with the car damage, individuals involved in these accidents often sustain serious injuries and may even be killed.

If you or anyone you know has been involved in a truck override or underride accident, contact the San Antonio truck accident attorneys of Chris Mayo Injury Lawyers at (210) 999-9999.

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