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Man dies in car accident involving 18-wheeler in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, TX — An accident involving an 18-wheeler killed a man in San Antonio this morning.

According to KSAT, the accident occurred around six in the morning on Loop 1604, south of Highway 151. The 18-wheeler stood in the road with hazards on. The man drove on Loop 1604, police believe the man was speeding. The man did not notice the stopped 18-wheeler and crashed into the trailer. His car became pinned under the truck bed. Police say he died at the scene.

The accident caused no other injuries to either the driver of the 18-wheeler or any bystanders. Police now believe that the deceased driver was distracted before the accident.

The car accident attorneys of Herrman and Herrman in San Antonio provide accident blogs like this in order to keep residents of and visitors to San Antonio up to date on what transpires on the roads and highways of our city. This post is not legal advice. Instead it is meant to help keep you and your loved ones safe. If an accident has left you injured then we want to hear from you. We’ll be ready to help you get the justice you deserve.