SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist is in the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries following a vehicle crash on the city’s far West Side early Monday morning, according to San Antonio police.
Officers responded to the crash after receiving a call just before 3 a.m. near Horal Street and Easy Valley Street, not far from Loop 410 and Marbach Road.
According to police, a Toyota Camry was driving north of Horal Street behind a motorcycle, which was said to have been driving erratically. That’s when, police say, the motorcycle either decelerated or came to a stop in front of the Toyota.
Police said the driver of the Toyota tried to swerve to avoid a collision, but was unable to avoid hitting the motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a 41-year-old man, was taken to University Hospital by EMS, with critical injuries.
SAPD said the driver of the Toyota was found to be intoxicated and subsequently arrested for DWI.
The driver refused to provide a statement. The case remains under investigation, police said.