San Antonio Police Officer Injured When Struck at Scene of Previous Collision
Posted By The Carlson Law Firm || 20-Feb-2012
A police officer in San Antonio was injured Sunday evening, when he was struck by a pickup truck while responding to a separate pedestrian accident attorneys in San Antonio.
Officials identified the officer as 28-year-old Jonathan Esquivel, who has been with the San Antonio Police Department for six years.
Esquivel was transported to University Hospital with critical injuries.
According to reports, Esquivel was blocking Loop 410 with his patrol vehicle, while placing protective cones around a previous accident when he was struck by a pickup truck, driven by 40-year-old Christopher Modesett.
Modesett told police he had taken his attention away from the road and had to veer to avoid hitting stopped vehicles, causing him to strike the police officer. Authorities believe Modesett may have been distracted by a cell phone at the time of the pedestrian accident in San Antonio.
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