One Injured in Possible Brake Failure Accident on Jackson Street in San Angelo, TX
San Angelo, TX -- October 17, 2022, one person was injured in an accident where multiple vehicles collided, possibly due to brake failure.
Investigators reported that the crash took place in the afternoon hours of Monday at the intersection of South Jackson Street and University Drive.
It appears that a Ford Expedition going eastbound on University slid into the crossing where it collided with a Dodge Ram and a Chevy Trailblazer.
Due to the crash, one person was sent to the hospital. The Ford driver stated their brakes may have failed. This and other factors remain under investigation.
Commentary on Possible Brake Failure Accident on Jackson Street in San Angelo
To be blunt, brake failure in a crash like this is pretty unlikely. However, it's crucial to take these kinds of claims seriously. For one, mechanical issues can happen for various reasons, and they can certainly cause serious accidents. Secondly, however, it's important to consider the possibility this is some manufacturing issue which could be putting others at risk. Since authorities don't often have the tools or training for something so intricate, it's possible this incident would be better off in the hands of more experienced, independent investigators.