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Driver says severe stomach pain caused crash near airport

Driver crashed into utility pole on Loop 410 near Broadway

A man was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after he crashed into a utility pole near San Antonio International Airport.
A man was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after he crashed into a utility pole near San Antonio International Airport.

A man was hospitalized early Wednesday morning after he crashed into a utility pole near San Antonio International Airport.

San Antonio police said the driver was headed west on Loop 410 near Broadway Street when he lost control of his car because he said he suffered severe stomach pain.

The driver then jumped a curb and struck the pole around midnight. He was transported to Northeast Baptist Hospital for treatment.  Police said no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

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