SAN ANTONIO – A man is facing a possible DWI charge after his BMW went through a fence and crashed into six other vehicles at an auto shop and a mechanic, according to San Antonio police.
The crash happened just before 3 p.m. Wednesday at S. Hackberry Street and W. Drexel Avenue, on the city’s East Side.
Police said the BMW was heading northbound on Hackberry when the driver likely ran a red light and struck a blue vehicle that was turning at the intersection.
The impact of the crash sent the blue vehicle spinning, according to SAPD.
The BMW then went over a curb, plowed through a fence and crashed into six vehicles at an auto shop, and struck a mechanic, police said.
Authorities said the mechanic was working underneath a car at the time of the crash. He was temporarily pinned underneath some of the vehicles but first responders were able to rescue him.
He sustained non-life-threatening injuries but was taken to an area hospital for further treatment.
Two passengers in the blue vehicle sustained minor injuries but were not taken to a hospital.
The BMW driver is facing a possible DWI charge, according to SAPD. It’s unclear if other charges may be filed.