Woman killed in accident along Highway 90 on West Side

Lanes in both directions to stay closed for hours

A woman was killed Friday morning after she crashed her truck along Highway 90 on the West Side, according to San Antonio police.

SAN ANTONIO – A woman was killed Friday morning after she crashed her truck along Highway 90 on the West Side, according to San Antonio police.

Officers said the accident happened around 6:10 a.m. in the 6100 block of Highway 90 near Leon Creek.

A 40-year-old woman was driving on the highway when she lost control for some reason and crashed her vehicle into a Texas Department of Transportation sign, police said.

Her identity has not been released.

Investigators are determining if speed was a factor.

The main lanes in both directions of the highway are closed. Traffic is being diverted to the access roads.

Police said TxDOT will need to send a crew to fix the sign, as it is leaning over and bent.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

A crash was reported on U.S. Highway 90 at Leon Creek on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (KSAT)
A crash was reported on U.S. Highway 90 at Leon Creek on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. (TxDOT)

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