SAPD: 1 person hospitalized, 1 person detained after wrong-way vehicle crash on Highway 281

Crash occurred around 3:30 a.m.

One person is in the hospital and another person has been detained following a wrong-way vehicle crash on Highway 281 early Monday morning, San Antonio police said.

SAN ANTONIO – One person is in the hospital and another person has been detained following a wrong-way vehicle crash on Highway 281 early Monday morning, San Antonio police said.

The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. on Highway 281 southbound, near Josephine Street.

According to police, a 26-year-old man was traveling the wrong-way on Highway 281 going northbound in the southbound lanes when he crashed his vehicle into a woman’s silver sedan.

The 33-year-old woman was taken by EMS to Brooke Army Medical Center, with non-life-threatening injuries.

SAPD said the male driver was evaluated at the scene and was taken into custody on suspicion of DWI. The man’s name has not been released.

The San Antonio Police Department, the San Antonio Fire Department and EMS all answered the call.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, police said.


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