Major accident on North Side causes power outage

Police: Man struck by DWI driver

SAN ANTONIO – A man is recovering at the San Antonio Military Medical Center after he was hit by a car Friday night.

Police said the accident happened around 9 p.m. near Loop 410 and Starcrest Drive.

Authorities said a man driving a black car rear-ended another vehicle and caused them to crash into a telephone pole.

Crews cleaning up the accident said the crash caused the transformers to blow out resulting in a five-hour power outage.

Authorities said the driver of the black car was intoxicated and has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.