San Antonio teen arrested after driving through New Braunfels plaza, crashing into building, police say

Police said the suspect ran off after crash

Brennon Smith, 17, was charged with DWI, Accident Involving Damage to Vehicle >=$200, Evading Arrest or Detention, and Resisting Arrest, Search, or Transport. (Comal County Sheriff's Office)

SAN ANTONIO – A 17-year-old from San Antonio was arrested after he allegedly drove through Main Plaza in New Braunfels and then crashed into a building and ran off, according to police.

New Braunfels police said the teen driver, identified as Brennon Smith, was traveling on West San Antonio Street toward Main Plaza after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and drove through the roundabout.

The car went through the plaza, causing minor damage, and then crashed into the New Braunfels Utilities building.

A 17-year-old man from San Antonio was arrested after he allegedly drove through Main Plaza in New Braunfels, crashed into a building and ran off, according to police. (New Braunfels Police Department)

Smith ran off, but was later taken into custody, police said. He was taken to the hospital with injuries that were non-life threatening.

No one else was injured.

He is accused of driving while intoxicated, accident involving damage to vehicle, evading arrest or detention, and resisting arrest, search or transport.

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Posted by New Braunfels Police Department on Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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