Driver ejected, killed in vehicle crash on Loop 1604 identified

Crash occurred just before 3 a.m. in 2200 block of Loop 1604, near Bitters Road

A driver was killed after being thrown from a vehicle during a crash on the city's North Side. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: The medical examiner’s office identified the driver killed on the North Side on Monday as 26-year-old Lauren Contreras.

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A driver is dead following a vehicle crash on the city’s North Side early Monday morning, San Antonio police said.

The crash happened just before 3 a.m. in the 2200 block of North Loop 1604, not far from Bitters Road.

According to police, the driver was traveling eastbound on Loop 1604 between Bitters and Huebner Road when the driver failed to navigate a turn and drove off the roadway, crashing into a concrete barrier in the center median.

Police said the road curved to the right, but the driver continued straight at a high-rate of speed, crashing into the median. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

SAPD said the driver killed has not been identified.


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