One killed, three injured after car crash on East Side, San Antonio police say

A 2-year-old in one of the cars in the crash was in ‘critical condition’ police say

Rigsby Avenue, March 31, 2021. (Lee Carpio, Copyright 2021 by KSAT - All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE: The Bexar County medical examiner has identified the man killed in the crash on Wednesday evening as 80-year-old Antonio Arismendez Martinez.

(Original Story)

One man was killed in a car crash that sent three other people, including a 2-year-old child, to San Antonio hospitals.

The crash happened in the 2600 block of Rigsby Avenue on Wednesday evening.

According to police, an 80-year-old man was driving out of a side street near Covington and Rigsby Avenue when he was T-boned by a silver car.

The silver car had four people in it at the time of the collision, police said. Three of the passengers in the car were taken to an area hospital, including a 2-year-old who was in “critical condition.”

At one point during the incident, the silver car was on fire, police said. The 80-year-old man died at the scene.

Rigsby Avenue is shut down in both directions and is expected to remain closed as police investigate and clear the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSAT12 both online and on-air for more information.

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Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.