San Antonio highway shut down after fatal rollover

SAPD suspects road rage played factor in wreck

San Antonio police are investigating a fatal rollover reported near Loop 1604 East and Tradesmen Road.
San Antonio police are investigating a fatal rollover reported near Loop 1604 East and Tradesmen Road. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – The eastbound lanes of Loop 1604 near Tradesmen Drive are shut down Tuesday evening after a fatal wreck was reported.

Police said two cars were involved in the crash, that was reported shortly before 7 p.m.

San Antonio police officers said an SUV carrying three people lost control, hit the wall, and rolled over.

One of the men, who is in his early 20s, died in the crash and another was hospitalized in critical condition. The third passenger, a woman, was in stable condition, police said.

A sports car that witnesses said was involved in the crash sped off. Officers are working on obtaining a better description of the car.

Police suspect road rage played a factor in the wreck.


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Before starting KSAT in 2017, Lee was a photojournalist at KENS 5, where he won a Lone Star Emmy in 2014 for Best Weather Segment. In 2009 and 2010 Lee garnered first-place awards with the Texas Association of Broadcasters for Best Investigative Series in College Station, as well as winning first place for Staff Photojournalism in 2011 at KBTX.