BCSO deputies stop 13-year-old wrong-way driver on Highway 16 in South Bexar County

Accident happened near Atascosa County line

BCSO deputies said the vehicle was driving recklessly before it started driving the wrong way on Highway 16.

SAN ANTONIO – Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputies stopped a 13-year-old who was driving the wrong way on Highway 16 in South Bexar County Wednesday night.

BCSO officials said the incident began when a deputy noticed a vehicle driving recklessly on the highway near the Atascosa County line.

A deputy initiated a pursuit, but then canceled it for an unknown reason.

The pursuit was initiated for a second time when the deputy saw the vehicle heading southbound in the northbound lanes, according to authorities.

The vehicle crashed into another car, bringing the pursuit to a halt.

No one was injured in the crash.

It is unclear if the teenager was taken into custody.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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