Tiny Smart Car Crushed in Crash with Big Truck

SAN ANGELO, TX – A Smart Car was crushed on Monday afternoon after a Chevy Silverado ran a red light on north Chadbourne.

According to the San Angelo Police Department Public Information Officer Richard Espinoza, on Aug. 28, 2023 at around 2 p.m., San Angelo Police Officers were dispatched to the intersection of 14th and N. Chadbourne for the report of a major crash.

A white Chevrolet Silverado pickup and a white Smart Car crashed in the middle of the intersection. The truck was occupied only by a 24-year-old male driver. He was uninjured.

The Smart Car had two women; one in her 30s and one in her 40s. Both were taken to Shannon Medical Center with non-incapacitating injuries. The driver of the Smart Car had to be extracted by San Angelo Fire Fighters. 

The driver of the truck was cited for running the red light. 


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MjNS, Wed, 09/06/2023 - 19:07

When you run a red light causing injury or death the penalty should automatically be more than a traffic fine. Jail time should be involved. Running red lights has become a sport here in SA...

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