Man facing intoxication assault charges after multi-vehicle collision on West Side, police say

Police identified Carlos Landin, 50, as the driver in the crash

Carlos Landin, 50, image courtesy of SAPD. (Copyright 2020 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)


A man is facing an intoxication assault charge following a three-vehicle crash on the city’s West Side, San Antonio police say.

Police identified the driver as Carlos Landin, 50, as the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash.

Police say Landin was speeding and driving on the wrong side of the roadway when he T-boned another driver and sent that vehicle into a parked car.

The driver of the vehicle that was T-boned was taken to an area hospital with critical injuries.


Two people are now hospitalized following a three-vehicle collision on the city’s Northwest Side, San Antonio police said on Monday.

The incident happened near the intersection of Bartmer Avenue and Benrus Boulevard.

According to police, a truck was traveling south on Benrus Boulevard and hit another vehicle— causing it to hit a parked vehicle during the collision.

Witnesses told police that the truck was traveling at a “high rate of speed” before it hit the other vehicle.

The driver of the truck was detained under the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, police said.

According to police, the driver of the second vehicle was transported to an area hospital in “critical condition.” The passenger in that same vehicle was also transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The parked car that was involved in the incident was occupied, but the passengers in the vehicle were not transported to an area hospital, according to police.

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