Two face DWI charges after wrong-way driver causes crash on Southeast Side, police say

Police identified the wrong-way driver as 22-year-old Joshua Desbazielles

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: A wrong-way driver who caused a crash on I-37 and I-10 near the Southeast Side has been arrested on a DWI charge, police said.

Multiple lanes of traffic were closed at the crash scene on Friday night.

Police identified the wrong-way driver as 22-year-old Joshua Desbazielles.

Officials said the driver who was hit, identified as 61-year-old Jesse Classen, was also arrested on a DWI charge.

Both drivers had minor injuries.


Two people are in the hospital after a wrong way driver crashed into them head-on, according to San Antonio police.

Authorities said the crash happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday night on I-37 and Drexel when a man was driving on the wrong side of the highway.

The man then reportedly crashed into the other vehicle head-on.

Both drivers were taken to different hospitals and are stable, police said.

Police suspect alcohol may have been involved in the crash and charges are still pending.

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