Police say speed, drinking to blame from morning accident

Driver slams into telephone pole and tree

Published On: Dec 30 2012 10:58:36 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 30 2012 01:59:48 PM CST
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SAN ANTONIO -

Police say speed and drinking were factors in a crash that sent two people to the hospital early Sunday morning.

It happened just after 2 a.m. in the 6400 block of De Zavala.

Police say the 24 year-old driver lost control, slammed into a telephone pole then into a tree.

The 19 year-old passenger had to be cut out of the car.  She was taken to the hospital.

The driver of the SUV went to the hospital as a precaution. 

Police say he will be charged with intoxication assault.