Driver of SUV killed after crashing into back of 18-wheeler on Loop 410 ID’d

Crash occurred around 3:45 a.m. near Pearsall Road exit

SAN ANTONIOUPDATE 3/8/22: The medical examiner’s office identified the man killed after a crash with an 18-wheeler on Loop 410 early Monday morning as 21-year-old Isaiah Felix Velasquez.

(Original Story)

A male driver is dead following a vehicle crash with an 18-wheeler on Loop 410 early Monday morning, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred around 3:45 a.m. on Loop 410 southbound, near the Pearsall Road exit.

According to police, the man was driving a dark-colored sport utility vehicle when it slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler that had pulled off onto the side of the highway.

Police said the driver became pinned inside the SUV under the back of the 18-wheeler. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time, the cause of the crash is not currently known. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not hurt.

SAPD did not give an age for the man that died or say if alcohol played a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.

Sarah Acosta is a weekend Good Morning San Antonio anchor and a general assignments reporter at KSAT12. She joined the news team in April 2018 as a morning reporter for GMSA and is a native South Texan.

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