Two Wrecks on 281 Leave Five Injured
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 • Posted July 25, 2013
In the afternoon of Sunday July 21, three automobiles were involved in this wreck at 9th Street and US Hwy 281. At the time of this writing, Blanco Police Department was still investigating the cause of the wreck. Ambulances from North Blanco County and Bulverde arrived on scene to assist our own Blanco EMS in transporting the patients to the helicopter landing zone at Blanco High School. Blanco EMS informed Blanco County News that four patients were transported via three helicopters for their injuries. The current status of the patients was unkown at press time. Two dogs were also involved in the wreck. They were both recovered and at the time of this writing both owners had been contacted and one dog had been returned.
On Tuesday June 17, at about 4pm, Emergency Services were called out to the scene of this wreck at the stoplight at 4th Street and US Hwy 281. The front car in the line of damage was stopped at a green light, attempting to make an illegal left turn from a through lane. Two cars had stopped behind the first, however the white truck in back was unable to stop in time. Blanco PD told Blanco County News that slick roads from rain that day are thought to have contributed. The driver of the first car was transported by Blanco EMS for a non-life threatening injury.
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