SAPD: Crash with off-duty officer’s vehicle sends woman to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Crash happened around 4 p.m. Saturday near Blanco Road, Calico Landing

Blanco and Calico Landing crash (Joe Arredondo, KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A 21-year-old woman was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle crash on the city’s far North Side, San Antonio police said.

The crash happened around 4 p.m. Saturday near the intersection of Blanco Road and Calico Landing.

According to police, a 53-year-old off-duty University of Texas at San Antonio police officer was traveling in his personal vehicle north on Blanco Road when the woman attempted to turn south onto Blanco Road and pulled out of a private neighborhood.

That’s when, police say, the woman’s vehicle was struck in the driver-side door by the off-duty officer’s vehicle, which had the right of way.

Both drivers were taken to University Hospital, the woman with life-threatening injuries, police said. The off-duty officer had minor injuries.

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Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.