Man dies in wrong-way crash on Highway 90 in West Bexar County; driver facing charges, BCSO says

BCSO: Suspect had 2 children in car, faces 5 charges including intoxication manslaughter

SAN ANTONIO – A driver is facing charges following a wrong-way crash that killed another driver in West Bexar County overnight, according to authorities.

Bexar County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the crash at 1 a.m. Monday on the eastbound lanes of Highway 90 West near State Highway 211, outside Loop 1604.

BCSO said a pickup truck driven by a 39-year-old man was heading westbound in the eastbound lanes. The truck then hit a sedan head-on.

The driver of the sedan, a man in his 20s, was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, deputies said. His name has not been released by BCSO as of Monday morning.

The driver of the truck and two young passengers were taken to the hospital. The man had multiple serious injuries, and the children suffered minor injuries and were released, BCSO said.

The man, who was not named, is facing multiple charges and will be booked following his release from the hospital, BCSO said.

His pending charges include intoxication manslaughter, two counts of driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years old, and two counts of reckless injury to a child causing bodily injury.

The crash is under investigation. This story will be updated once more information becomes available.

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