Knippa ISD Principal Killed in Wrong-Way Car Accident

A wrong way accident outside San Antonio claimed the life of a Knippa ISD principal, early Sunday morning on Hwy 90 near Loop 1604, officials reported.

Authorities identified the victim as 53-year-old Merlyn Schneider

The accident occurred at approximately 3 a.m. when a vehicle, headed in the wrong direction, slammed into the Schneider’s car.

Police believe the driver of the truck that struck Schneider’s vehicle in the San Antonio wrong-way accident, may have been drinking. That driver was transported to the hospital for the treatment of injuries he sustained in the crash. That driver is expected to recover and his injuries did not appear to be life-threatening, officials noted.

Wrong-Way Accident Attorneys in San Antonio

Wrong way accidents have been a problem that have plagued the San Antonio region. Alcohol consumption, over service of alcohol at local establishments, inattention and distraction are some the leading causes officials tie to wrong way accidents and vehicle that enter the interstates and highways, traveling in the wrong direction.

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured or killed in an accident resulting from a wrong way driver in San Antonio, call our personal injury lawyers in Bexar county for a free initial consultation regarding your potential car accident lawsuit. When we accept a personal injury case, our clients don’t pay unless we win their case, alleviating some of the stress and hardship and allowing victims and their loved ones to focus on picking up the pieces, get the medical treatment necessary and healing.

No attorney fees in personal injury and medical malpractice cases unless you recover. Court costs, litigation expenses and medical bills are paid from your share of recovery. If there is no recovery, you will not be responsible for any court costs or litigation expenses, except unpaid medical bills.


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