Driver, 26, killed in Loop 1604 accident that closed lanes for hours

Wreck happened on Loop 1604 near Stone Oak Parkway

SAN ANTONIO – A 26-year-old man was killed in an accident along Loop 1604 on the North Side Wednesday morning.

San Antonio police responded to the wreck around 6 a.m. on the westbound lanes of Loop 1604 near Stone Oak Parkway before Highway 281.

According to police, two vehicles hydroplaned in the wet weather prior to the crash. The driver lost control and crashed into the other vehicles, causing a chain reaction, police said.

Emergency crews extracted from the man from the vehicle, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The westbound lanes of Loop 1604 were closed during the investigation, but have since reopened, according to the Texas Department of Transportation.

Authorities have not identified the 26-year-old driver pending notification to next of kin.

This is a developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

A major accident has been reported on Loop 1604 near Blanco Road on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (KSAT)

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