Car crashes into NW Side home, driver flees, police say

Crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. in 5800 block of Dean Martin Street

A driver and a passenger inside a vehicle avoided serious injury after they crashed into the side of a house on the city’s Northwest Side late Sunday night, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating after a car crashed into the side of a house on the city’s Northwest Side late Sunday night.

The crash occurred around 11:30 p.m. at a home in the 5800 block of Dean Martin Street, not far from Babcock Road and Wurzbach Road.

According to police, three women were in a gray Dodge Challenger when, for an unknown reason, they lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the side of a house and garage.

Police said CPS Energy was called to the home after both officers and firefighters smelled gas. SAPD said the damage to the house was minimal.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle fled before officers arrived. The two passengers were treated by EMS.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.


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