San Antonio woman shares story of grief after husband dies in motorcycle crash


SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio mom and spouse Criselda Galvan reported she knew her and her younger son’s life would in no way be the exact following understanding that her husband, Anthony Galvan, died in a motorcycle crash.

“My whole world arrived crashing down. I didn’t know what to do, how to react,” said Criselda Galvan. “I just cannot even place it into terms. It’s some thing that I desire on no a single.”

Anthony Galvan was 32 years aged. His spouse said he started driving far more than 10 a long time in the past as a way to crystal clear his intellect.

“It turned a passion. He fell in like with it,” stated Criselda Galvan.

Final Wednesday evening, Anthony Galvan was driving his motorbike on the significantly West Aspect on Culebra Road and Alamo Parkway when he crashed into a car creating a turn. San Antonio law enforcement reported he died at the scene.

May possibly is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and TxDOT spokesperson Laura Lopez stated they have witnessed numerous identical accidents.


“One-3rd of motorcycle fatalities materialize at intersections,” explained Lopez.

According to TxDOT, there was a 7 percent improve throughout the point out in fatal motorbike crashes in 2021 as opposed to 2020.

TxDOT wishes to get the phrase out about motorcycle protection with the “Look 2 times for Motorcycles” marketing campaign.

“Drivers frequently don’t see a bike, or they misjudge the speed and distance,” reported Lopez. “Pay further focus when modifying lanes. Fork out further awareness when passing a bike.”

On Sunday, numerous motorcyclists showed up for a journey and candlelight vigil to honor their buddy Anthony.

Criselda Galvan claimed the assist she and her loved ones have gained since the crash has been too much to handle and exhibits how beloved Anthony was in the bike community.

“He experienced a pretty massive coronary heart. He designed friends with everyone that he arrived in get in touch with with. It amazes me how much people today went out to guidance him,” explained Criselda Galvan. “He was the sort of particular person that would take a shirt off his back for you. And he was quick to help persons.”


Criselda and Anthony Galvan’s 3-year-previous son, AJ, will carry on that spirit.

“(Anthony) was a good father to our son. He cherished him more than everything,” mentioned Criselda Galvan. “He always told me, ‘When I depart this location, I want to leave my mark. I want to make an effect on people’s life. I know he’s hunting down now, and he can see the affect that he had on so lots of lives.”

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