SAPD: Woman, 20, was intoxicated when she drove at high rate of speed, crashed on NW Side

The woman was pinned inside the vehicle and had to be extracted

SAN ANTONIO – A woman was hospitalized overnight after police say she drove intoxicated at a high rate of speed and crashed on UTSA Boulevard.

The accident happened at 1:45 a.m. on Friday in the 6500 block of UTSA Boulevard, between Valero Way and Babcock Road.

Police said the woman, 20, was driving a green 2006 Ford Focus westbound at a high rate of speed and failed to negotiate a turn.

When she overcorrected, she rolled her vehicle over multiple times and crashed into a utility pole. The Focus rotated around the pole and landed on its roof, police said.

She was pinned inside the vehicle and had to be extracted. She was taken to University Hospital with injuries not considered to be critical.

Police said she was evaluated and found to be intoxicated. The crash is under investigation.

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