San Antonio, TX — September 13, 2017, a man was fatally injured following an accident in which his vehicle ran off of US 281 and overturned.
The San Antonio Police Department reported that the fatal incident happened near the intersection of US Highway 281 and Encino Rio at around 1:10 a.m.
Police officials reported that a man, whose identity wasn’t released, was driving a car southbound along the highway when the car drifted off-road. The car continued until it hit an embankment and overturned. The car then caught on fire.
Emergency services were not able to arrive in time to assist the driver, who was later pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe the driver might have fallen asleep at the wheel due to the car reportedly not turning or braking during the accident. This has yet to be confirmed.
The accident is still being investigated.
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