Motorcycle racing on Loop 410 ends with 1 dead, 1 seriously injured, police say

Crash occurred between Palo Alto Road, South Zarzamora Street

SAN ANTONIO – One person is dead and another person is injured after three motorcycles crashed while racing on Loop 410 late Monday night, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred around 11 p.m. on Loop 410 between Palo Alto Road and South Zarzamora Street.

According to police, three motorcyclists were racing eastbound on SW Loop 410 at a high-rate of speed when they all lost control of their motorcycles.

Police said officers arrived to find a man in his 20s unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities said they found another motorcyclist injured in the median between the main lanes of eastbound Loop 410 and the access road. He was taken to University Hospital.

A third motorcycle was found further east, also in the median, but no one was located with that bike, police said.

The crash site on Loop 410 was closed as emergency crews worked. It has since reopened.

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

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