A head-on auto accident resulted in the death of a driver in Bexar County, Texas. The accident happened on Monday evening when 21-year-old Sergio Cardena Medrano was operating a vehicle along Blanco Road southbound. Witnesses stated that Medrano was driving erratically, speeding and swerving. Medrano’s vehicle collided head-on with an SUV containing three women, a teenager, and a child. The impact resulted in the death of Medrano, and all five occupants of the SUV were injured. Two of the women were airlifted to the hospital for critical injuries, and the other three passengers were transported by ambulance. Medrano was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident and investigators are attempting to determine if drugs or alcohol played a factor in the crash.
Thousands of auto accidents occur each year resulting in approximately 37,000 fatalities annually, according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel. Design flaws, reckless driving, mechanical defects, and dangerous roadways are the most common causes of auto accidents, and most of them are preventable. All parties responsible for negligence should be held accountable for the damages they cause. Victims of car accidents often experience physical, financial, and emotional damages. To recover compensation for these damages, it is important to consult an experienced St. Louis car accident lawyer.
The Morris Law Firm has handled hundreds of accident cases. Our attorneys will use their experience and knowledge to handle your case. We will fight aggressively to hold the at-fault party accountable while recovering the maximum compensation for your damages. If you have been injured in an auto accident, contact us to receive a free no-obligation consultation.