4 killed, 4 injured in 3-car wreck in Fredericksburg

Condition of injured people unknown

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – Four people were killed and four others were injured in a three-car wreck in the Hill Country Saturday.

The crash happened just before noon in Fredericksburg on Highway 290 near FM 1376.

Texas Department of Public Safety officials said one vehicle was traveling westbound when it veered into the eastbound lane and was struck by another vehicle.

DPS said survivors were taken to hospitals in San Antonio and Fredericksburg. Their status is currently unknown.

The accident shut down Highway 290 for several hours.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Investigators said weather could have been a factor.