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Section A: General News


U.S. 181 and F.M. 775: Wilson County’s most dangerous intersection


U.S. 181 and F.M. 775: Wilson County’s most dangerous intersection
Traffic accidents at the intersection of U.S. 181 and F.M. 775 north of Floresville have become a common sight. This one on Feb. 25, 2012, ended in a fatality.


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February 20, 2013
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Whether it is because of the urban sprawl from San Antonio or because of the Eagle Ford shale oil and natural gas play, traffic on Wilson County’s roadways is at an all-time high. With more traffic come more traffic crashes. . . .

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Save Floresville  
Here  
February 25, 2013 5:44pm
 
Mrs. Martinez I understand what you must be going through. Posting that photo was very inconsiderate am I'm sure it brought your family added pain, suffering, grief, and undue emotional stress and trauma! The Wilson County ... More ›

 
BSP  
Floresville  
February 25, 2013 1:54pm
 
Yep, that intersection sucks. There have been less accidents there since they put the lights up. Unlike the lights by 1604 and 181. The first week, those lights were up I saw an accident everyday where I had never seen one before.

 
flying monkey  
runge  
February 22, 2013 5:17pm
 
OR HOW ABOUT A SCHOOL BUS FULL OF CHILDREN????

 
flying monkey  
runge  
February 22, 2013 5:16pm
 
Puzzled, then y add to the danger, its only a matter of time before, someone traveling to/from the school gets injured/hurt if it hasnt happened already!!!!!!!! that much more traffic just ADDS to the odds of another accident ... More ›

 
LarryJohn  
La Vernia  
February 22, 2013 11:22am
 
I would love to see the accident data for the 775 and 181 intersection for the 5 yeras prior to the Traffic light. It is my belief that installing traffic lights are not that effective in reducing accidents. I wonder if Mr.Reyes ... More ›

 
Yolanda Martinez  
Floresville, TX  
February 22, 2013 9:34am
 
I was dismayed to see the horrific photo of my father’s tragic accident. Living through the accident was very difficult the first time; reliving it again is pure anguish. I understand the need for sensational journalism, though ... More ›

 
Puzzled  
Wilson Co.  
February 22, 2013 7:20am
 
Come on Monkey, good grief. The school district built a school there because north Wilson County is where the most school children live.....dah!! The school decision's is not the problem; the problems are the speeders AND ... More ›

 
flying monkey  
runge  
February 21, 2013 6:14pm
 
hey dennis d, thats y those geniuses made a school just 1.5 miles from there. cuz they made INFORMED decisions on this subject.

 
Dennis D  
La Vernia  
February 21, 2013 10:35am
 
The intersection of 775 and 181 was a very dangerous intersection before they installed the traffic signal. There is no reason why this should still be dangerous, if drivers would pay attention to the light and they remember ... More ›

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