Driver Killed after Car Runs Red Light in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX (9/4/2021) – A driver was fatally killed after a red-light-runner crashed into him over the weekend.

Red light runner

The accident happened around 1:16 a.m. on S. Zarzamora Street and W. Southcross Blvd on the South Side of San Antonio. A white pickup truck was headed northbound through a green light when a Dodge headed westbound disregarded a red light and struck the pickup truck. The truck then struck a utility pole. 

The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver of the Dodge, 24-year-old Pedro Guadarrama Pedroza, and a passenger were taken to University Hospital for treatment of injuries.

The driver of the Dodge was later arrested without incident.

Crash investigators will review all factors that may have led up to the accident and police reports will be made available in fourteen days.

Negligent Driving Lawyers

Running a red light at a traffic stop is a violation of Texas roadway laws, and a clear indication of negligence.

If someone commits an act of negligence, and it results in a death, the family may be entitled to a wrongful death claim. For the situation above, the family of the truck driver that died has a right to file a wrongful death claim against the red light runner.

If you need to discuss a fatal accident case with a personal injury lawyer from Sutliff & Stout, Injury & Accident Law Firm feel free to give us a call at (713) 405-1263 or contact us online to discuss your injury or wrongful death claim.

Source: KSAT 

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