Medical Examiner identifies man killed in fatal crash on Northeast Side

Martin Franklyn Hill, 50, died from blunt force injuries, according to the ME’s Office

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The Bexar County Medical Examiner has identified a man who was killed in a fatal car crash on the city’s Northeast Side on Saturday.

Martin Hill, 50, died from multiple blunt force injuries he sustained in the crash, according to the ME’s Office.

The crash happened Saturday in the 5100 block of Eisenhauer Road, just east of I-35.

Hill was driving a sports car, heading eastbound at a high rate of speed, when he crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck a vehicle head-on, according to police.

He was extracted from his vehicle and he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The other driver that was involved in crash sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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One man is dead and another man is hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash on the Northeast Side, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened Saturday afternoon in the 5100 block of Eisenhauer Road, just east of I-35.

Police said a man driving a sports car was driving eastbound at a high rate of speed on Eisenhauer Road, crossed over into oncoming traffic and struck an SUV head-on. His vehicle “continued spinning out of control further down the road,” officials said.

The sports car came to rest on the sidewalk and the driver was extracted from the vehicle. EMS arrived and pronounced the man deceased at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, a man, was taken to the Brooke Army Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Further details are limited at this time. We’ll bring more updates as they become available.

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