San Antonio – Bicyclist Killed in Collision with a Car on Highway 151
Posted on Monday, August 12th, 2019 at 9:47 am
A bicycle vs vehicle accident on Highway 151 caused the death of one person, according to a local news source.
San Antonio police officers responded to Highway 151 near 36th Street after receiving a call reporting a crash just after 9:30 p.m. An initial investigation indicates that a bicyclist was traveling along the highway when a passing vehicle struck him. The impact of the collision killed the rider instantly. He was only identified as a man in his 20s or 30s.
Meanwhile, the driver of the vehicle that struck the bicyclist pulled over a few yards from the scene of the crash. Police said the vehicle sustained serious damages on its front end and roof. It was not confirmed if he was hurt.
No citations have been issued as the investigation is still in progress.
We offer our sincerest sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength to go through this difficult time in your life. We believe that the San Antonio Police will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
In the United States, Texas is one of the leading states in the number of traffic collisions involving fatalities. In fact, in 2015 alone, the state recorded more than 1,300 deaths caused by reckless drivers. Despite the government’s aggressive efforts to keep these cases down, Texas remains the worst state in the country for alcohol-involved car crashes.
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