Cristian Avelar Killed, 3 Injured in Car Accdent at Old Pearsall in San Antonio, TX
UPDATE (May 15, 2023): Details released identified the man killed in the accident as Cristian Avelar. Right now, no further information about the accident is available.
San Antonio, TX — May 6, 2023, a man was killed and three others were injured as the result of a car accident at around 10:00 p.m. in the area of Old Pearsall.
Investigators from the San Antonio Police Department were called out to the area of Old Pearsall Road and Loop 410.
Preliminary details from authorities surrounding the fatal crash say that a car traveling along the highway crossed multiple lanes to go to the service road. At the same time, reports say an SUV was in the area attempting to merge onto the highway. This caused the car and the SUV to collide with each other as the SUV merged.
As a result of the collision, a man in his 20s that was in the car sustained fatal injuries. Another occupant in the car and two people from the SUV sustained injuries and were taken to a hospital for treatment. It appears there may be a charge for Manslaughter pending against the driver of the car. This and other details are pending further investigations.