The San Antonio Police Department in Texas reported that four people were injured in a wrong-way accident that occurred on the far North Side, specifically at Stone Oak Parkway and Tuscany Stone on September 23 at around 1 a.m., according to a KSAT article.
San Antonio police officer Sarah Rahman said the driver, 18-year-old Helena Ryals, who was operating a Mazda 3 south in the northbound lanes of the road at the time night of the accident, swerved at the last minute to avoid oncoming traffic and slammed into a tree. At this point, the car caught fire, trapping two occupants inside. Fortunately, SAPD officers said were able to remove Ryals and another passenger with the help of two bystanders. All four occupants were hospitalized.
According to a preliminary investigation conducted by the police, Ryals may be charged with intoxication assault due to the presence of an inhalant near the driver’s seat.
Car accidents, especially those caused by intoxicated drivers, often result in serious injury and damage. Should you be harmed in a car accident in San Antonio, the attorneys at the Chris Mayo Law Firm may provide the dependable legal representation you need in the pursuit of financial compensation from those responsible. Call our offices at (210) 899-5440 today to discuss your case.