Crash involving ambulance sends 5 people to hospital

SAPD investigating whether car driver had been drinking

San Antonio police say they are investigating the possibility that alcohol was involved in a crash early Monday that sent five people to a hospital.
San Antonio police say they are investigating the possibility that alcohol was involved in a crash early Monday that sent five people to a hospital.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say they are investigating the possibility that alcohol was involved in a crash early Monday that sent five people to a hospital.

They say a driver of a car turned at the intersection of Culebra Road and Les Harrison, hitting a city of San Antonio ambulance that was carrying a patient to a hospital around 2:30 a.m.

The ambulance then ran over the median on Culebra and hit a wrought iron fence, knocking down and damaging part of it.

Police say both EMS workers and their patient along with a man and woman in the car were taken to a hospital in different ambulances.

However, they say no one suffered serious injuries.


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Katrina Webber was born and raised in Queens, NY, but after living in Gulf Coast states for the past decade, she feels right at home in Texas.

Tim has been a photojournalist and video editor at KSAT since 1998. He came to San Antonio from Lubbock, where he worked in TV and earned his bachelor's degree in Electronic Media and Communication from Texas Tech University. Tim has won a handful of awards and has earned a master's in Strategic Communication and Innovation from Tech as well.