1 dead in vehicle fire along Loop 1604 on Northwest Side

Incident reported near Loop 1604, I-10 interchange

Fatal vehicle fire at Interstate 10 West and Loop 1604 on Monday, July 5, 2021. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – One person has died after a vehicle caught on fire along Loop 1604 on the Northwest Side, according to San Antonio police.

Police said officers responded to the scene around 4 a.m. Monday at N. Loop 1604 W. and Valero Way, not far from Interstate 10.

The car was somehow involved in a one-vehicle crash, police said, and the person’s body was discovered after the fire was extinguished.

The person has not been identified by police or the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office.

SAPD said the make and model of the vehicle are unknown “due to the extent of the damage caused by the fire.”

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