Man killed after crashing truck under 18-wheeler on Loop 1604 access road, police say

Police investigating if driver was distracted

SAN ANTONIO – A male driver has been killed after he crashed his pickup truck into the back of an 18-wheeler on the far West Side, according to San Antonio police.

The accident occurred around 6:40 a.m. Friday in the 4100 block of W. Loop 1604 N. access road, just south of Highway 151.

Police said the man was traveling on the access road at a high rate of speed and crashed into the big rig, which was stopped on the road with its hazard lights on.

The pickup truck became lodged under the back of the 18-wheeler, police said.

The man, who was in his 30s, was not wearing a seatbelt and died before officers arrived. Police are investigating if the driver was distracted.

Officials have not yet identified the male driver.

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