3 injured in late night wrecks

Truck crashes into tree; Motorcycle crash injures 2

San Antonio police and paramedics responded to separate crashes that sent three people to the hospital late Tuesday night.

The first crash occurred around 9:45 p.m. at Barney and Carnation on the West Side.

Police said the driver jumped a curb with his truck, took out a fence, spun around and struck a tree.

The driver was taken to Nix Health Hospital Downtown with unknown injuries.

A DWI unit was called out to investigate the crash, but there was no word if the driver would face any charges.

SAPD officers responded to a second crash just before 10 p.m. in the 3500 block of South Laredo.

Police said a motorcycle was speeding down South Laredo when it struck a car.
Both men on the motorcycle were thrown from the bike and taken to University Hospital in critical condition, police said.

Investigators said neither one of them were wearing helmets. Charges in this accident were also unknown as of 6 a.m. Wednesday.

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