1 critically injured in San Antonio trian accident

1 critically injured in San Antonio trian accident

Man 1 critically injured in San Antonio trian accident 

A man believed to be in his 40s has been hospitalized in critical condition after he was pulled underneath a train on Tuesday night in San Antonio, Texas. The incident happened around 10:45 p.m. close to the intersection of South Zarzamora Street and Hazel Street on the city’s West Side. The man was seriously injured after being pulled under the train.

According to authorities, the man was reportedly sitting on the train tracks of an oncoming train. The man then stood up and tried grabbing a handle.  Unfortunately, he was pulled off and fell under the train. Emergency responders arrived at the scene and found the man with serious injures. He was transported to University Hospital in critical condition.

Both San Antonio Police Department, San Antonio Fire Department, and EMS responded to the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populous city in the United States, second largest city in the Southern United States,[9] and the second-most populous city in Texas with 1,434,625 residents in 2020.  The city serves as the seat of Bexar County; San Antonio is the center of the San Antonio–New Braunfels metropolitan statistical area. Commonly called Greater San Antonio, the metropolitan area had a population of 2,550,960 based on the 2019 U.S. census estimates, making it the 24th-largest metropolitan area in the United States and third-largest in Texas.