SAPD Officer Hit by Car on Highway 281 in San Antonio

SAPD Officer Hit by Car on Highway 281 in San Antonio

SAPD Officer and Civilian Injured in San Antonio Crash on Highway 281

San Antonio, Texas (November 27, 2020) – An SAPD officer was hit by a car Friday morning in San Antonio, according to police.

The accident happened around 7:40 a.m., in the northbound lanes on Highway 281 near the Josephine Street entrance ramp.

Police said officers were working on a minor traffic accident at the curve when a Buick lost control and slid sideways.

As the officer was standing at the back of her patrol vehicle, she was struck by the Buick or another compact car that was involved in the accident.

The officer was taken to Metropolitan Methodist Hospital with leg injuries.

The Buick driver had to be extricated and was taken to the hospital with a head injury.

Officers said slick streets are a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

We hope the injured victims recover quickly. 

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

While there are many causes of car accidents, the most common reasons of driver negligence include driver inattention; cell phone use; texting and driving; speeding; fatigue; failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign or private drive; running a red light; and driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” Attorney Joel A. Gordon said. Mr. Gordon believes that an independent investigation is important. An Attorney will help obtain the crash report, secure accident photos, interview witnesses, and create a claim.

To speak with an attorney, Click to call: 281-943-5555.

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