SAPD: Driver saved with Jaws of Life after 18-wheeler crash

The driver crossed into oncoming traffic, colliding with the big rig, police say

First responders rescued a driver with the jaws of life after crashing into an 18-wheeler on Monday.
First responders rescued a driver with the jaws of life after crashing into an 18-wheeler on Monday.

SAN ANTONIO – First responders rescued a driver with the jaws of life after crashing into an 18-wheeler on Monday.

The incident happened in the 10900 block of Applewhite Road, less than a mile outside of Loop 410, near Palo Alto Road.

The driver crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the 18-wheeler, police say.

The driver was taken to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

This is a developing story, and we’ll update this article as more details become available.


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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.