San Antonio, TX – City Utility Truck Runs Over, Kills Man Near SE Military Dr and Goliad RdTexas Accident News
San Antonio, TX (March 18, 2021) – A man reportedly concealed by debris was run over by a city utility truck on Thursday, March 18th in San Antonio.
Sources reported that an employee from the city’s Public Works Department was inspecting water gauges and cleaning out the area around a culvert at the intersection of Goliad Road and S.E. Military Drive at about 10:00 a.m.
According to officials, as the worker completed his jobs and left the area, he felt a bump.
The utility truck had hit a man who was lying on the ground, with debris and clothing covering him.
The worker immediately notified the police. He was shaken but has been fully cooperative with the investigation.
The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in San Antonio
According to the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, Texas is one of the five states that collectively comprised almost half, 46%, of the 6,227 fatal pedestrian accidents in the United States in 2018. The other four states were Arizona, California, Georgia, and Florida.
Together, these states constitute just 33% of the nation’s population, but they represent just under 50% of its pedestrian deaths.
The fatal pedestrian accident rate in Texas was 1.04 for every 100,000 residents for the first half of 2018, a rate that is noticeably higher than the nationwide average of 0.88.
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