Damaged Vehicle after Car accidentSan Antonio, TX- Any traffic accident has the potential to be deadly, but head-on collisions tend to result in death more often than other types of traffic accidents. The fatal consequences of head-on collisions is demonstrated by a recent collision in San Antonio which left an off-duty police officer dead and seriously injured his two children.
My San Antonio reports that the accident occurred Friday on East Borgfeld Drive near Bulverde Road. The deceased officer, who was off-duty, was traveling in the eastbound lanes with two of his children when a pickup truck traveling west crossed over the center line and struck their vehicle head-on.
The officer who is a six-year veteran of the San Antonio police force was pronounced dead on the scene. His two children were seriously injured and flown to a local hospital.
The driver of the pickup truck was also injured and was also taken to the hospital.
The officer was off-duty at the time of the collision.
Police are still investigating the cause of the accident and haven’t made any arrests at this time. According to Fox San Antonio, police are looking to claims from eyewitnesses who said two people ran from the truck following the collision.
Although head-on collisions account for an estimated 2 percent of fatal traffic accidents in the U.S. each year, these collisions account for 10 percent of fatal crashes according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Typical causes of head-on collisions include fatigue, distraction and intoxication.
Too many motorists care little about how their actions affect other motorists and engage in reckless and negligent driving. When they cause an accident because they were texting, fell asleep at the wheel, or were drunk, they should have to pay the price for their actions by compensating the victims they created.
This accident left four children without a father and wife without her husband. Their loss is immeasurable and, sadly, too many families experience the pain of a devastating traffic collision. Lives can be dramatically changed by a traffic collision and these victims are entitled to seek justice for their loss. Recovering a settlement from a personal injury or wrongful death suit won’t eliminate the pain and anguish accident victims suffer, but it can cover their unexpected expenses and eliminate their financial burdens.
USAttorneys urges anyone who has been involved in a major crash or lost a loved one to contact an attorney. Using their knowledge and understanding of personal injury laws, our accident attorney in San Antonio will work tirelessly to secure optimal compensation for the clients they represent. You can rely on them to work in your best interest and ensure your rights are not trampled on during the course of your case. They will approach your case with compassion and understanding.
Allow us to connect you with a collision attorney located near you so they can get started on your claim, allowing you put your worries to rest.

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