Mother of innocent man killed in racing crash encourages others to be wise while driving
The mother of a man who was an innocent driver killed in a racing crash is hoping his story inspires others to make better decisions on the roads. Andrew Gomez, 22, is remembered as a hardworking and loving young man.
‘Dead Man’s Curve’: Northwest Side homeowners want deadly Prue Road segment fixed
SAN ANTONIO – Northwest Side homeowners living on Prue Road are concerned about the increasing number of crashes on a segment of the road called “Dead Man’s Curve” and asking the city to find a solution to slow down drivers. Robert and Belinda Hughes say five vehicles have crashed into their backyard fence in 20 years. “Most recently, it has been occurring more frequently this last year, about a month and a half apart,” Robert said. “Everybody takes that curve like they’re speed racing because it’s such a winding road. “Although some of the long-term solutions may take time to develop, we will continue to coordinate between the City departments and neighbors.
SAQ: When will San Antonio Public Works finish the Prue Road project?
SAN ANTONIO – Neighbors along Prue Road have been awaiting a major expansion project for a few years now, part of the 2017 Bond Program. ‘When will construction begin on the section of Prue Road between Network and Babcock Roads?” asked Gray James. “What is the estimated time to complete it?”Construction started last month, a bit behind the schedule previously provided for neighbors. The utility work requires crews to do some digging in the roadway, so there will be some alternating lane and road closures. Including utilities work, the budget for the project was estimated to be $31 million.
18-year-old dies after 2-vehicle crash on Northwest Side, authorities say
SAN ANTONIO – An 18-year-old woman has died following a two-vehicle car crash on the Northwest Side over the weekend. Police said the two vehicles involved in the crash, a Dodge Challenger and a Ford Mustang, were traveling westbound on Prue Road before the accident. The Challenger pulled up alongside the Mustang in the eastbound lane when the driver saw an approaching vehicle headed toward their car. The Mustang rolled over and an 18-year-old woman, who was in the rear passenger’s seat, was ejected. The other vehicle involved in the crash had two men inside, but neither of them were injured, police said.