17-year-old boy killed in vehicle crash east of downtown San Antonio

Three others hospitalized, including two minors

Teenage driver in critical condition after crash east of downtown San Antonio (KSAT)

SAN ANTONO – A 17-year-old boy is dead and three others were taken to an area hospital following a vehicle crash east of downtown Wednesday night, San Antonio police said.

The crash happened around 6 p.m. near the intersection of Hackberry and Indiana streets.

According to police, the teen was driving a white Scion southbound on South Hackberry at high rate of speed when it hit a gray Chevy sport utility vehicle that was turning left into a business parking lot on Indiana Street.

The teen driver of the Scion was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center, where he later died. A 14-year-old male passenger inside the Scion was also hospitalized. Both teens were not wearing seatbelts, police said.

The driver of the Chevy SUV, a 27-year-old woman and her 1-year-old were both taken to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. They are expected to be OK.

No criminal charges are pending, police said.

The name of the boy killed has not been released, pending notification to next of kin.

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