SAPD: 1 killed, 4 others hospitalized after high-speed crash on Northwest Side

Officers said a driver heading eastbound was traveling at a high rate of speed when she rear-ended another vehicle and lost control.

One man is dead and four other people are hospitalized in critical condition, including a six-year-old boy, after a high-speed crash on the Northwest Side, according to San Antonio police. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – One woman is dead and four other people are hospitalized and in critical condition, including a six-year-old boy, after a high-speed crash on the Northwest Side, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened around 9 p.m., Saturday, in the 5500 block of De Zavala Road.

Officers said a driver in a vehicle heading eastbound was traveling at a high rate of speed when she rear-ended another vehicle and lost control.

Her vehicle spun out and hit another vehicle head-on in the westbound lanes, police say.

The driver died on scene. There was also a six-year-old boy in the vehicle and officials say he was taken to University Hospital in critical condition.

The other vehicle involved in the crash had three victims, all of whom were taken to University Hospital in critical condition as well, according to police.

The westbound lanes of De Zavala were shut down for several hours as authorities processed the scene.

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