Driver of pickup truck killed on impact after rear-ending 18-wheeler in South Bexar County, BCSO says

Fatal crash occurred near Hwy 16 and Smith Road

SAN ANTONIO – A driver of a pickup truck has died after rear-ending an 18-wheeler on Highway 16 in South Bexar County Friday morning.

BCSO deputies responded to the crash at 6:15 a.m. in the 22500 block of Highway 16 South, near Smith Road.

The driver of the pickup truck was killed on impact, authorities said. The driver’s identification has yet to be released.

There were no signs of intoxication, according to BCSO.

The Bexar County Sheriff's Office is investigating a crash in the 22500 block of State Highway16 South near Smith Road on Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. (KSAT)

Traffic has been reduced to the shoulder lane, authorities said, and traffic backup is expected in the area for the duration of the investigation.

KSAT has a crew at the scene. This is a breaking news story, and it will be updated as more information becomes available.

⚠️FATALITY CRASH- 22500 BLK HWY 16 S/ NEAR SMITH RD⚠️ The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office is currently handling a...

Posted by Bexar County Sheriff's Office on Friday, October 23, 2020

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