Driver charged with intoxication assault following rollover crash on I-35 access road, police say

SAPD: Both drivers hospitalized, one with life-threatening injuries

SAN ANTONIO – A local driver has been charged with intoxication assault following a two-vehicle rollover crash late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. in the 3300 block of the Interstate 35 north access road, near the Splashtown exit.

According to police, a 27-year-old man was driving a Ford Fusion and was exiting the parking lot of a Motel 6 onto the access road when he was struck by a Mercedes Benz sedan traveling at a high-rate of speed.

Police said the impact of the crash caused the Mercedes to lose control to the left, go into a grass median and roll over several times.

The Ford was knocked out of control approximately 150 feet into the grass along the right side of the roadway, police said.

The driver of the Ford was taken Brooke Army Medical Center in life-threatening condition with internal injuries.

The driver of the Mercedes was also taken to an area hospital and will be charged with intoxication assault by proxy, police said. No name or age was given for that driver.

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