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Motorcyclist killed in 7-vehicle crash on South Side identified by San Antonio police

SAPD: Driver of truck that caused crash said it had brake failure

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SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles on the South Side.

Michael Brandon Guerra, 37, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that happened around 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of SW Military Drive, near South Flores Street.

Authorities said a commercial delivery truck was traveling westbound on Military Drive when the driver claimed the truck had brake failure.

The truck struck a Chevy Cobalt, which then struck the motorcycle, police said.

The motorcycle was thrown about 40 yards away from the point of impact. Guerra became trapped under the truck and was dragged about 10 feet, police said.

He was pronounced dead around 3:30 p.m.

According to initial reports, about seven vehicles were impacted in the crash.

The case is still under investigation, police said.


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