Man, 42, charged in 3-vehicle crash that injured 3 people after running red light, SAPD says

Crash happened around 10:15 p.m. near Southwest Military, New Laredo Highway

SAN ANTONIO – One person is in the hospital and another has been arrested after a three-car crash on the city’s Southwest Side late Sunday night, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened around 10:15 p.m. near the intersection of Southwest Military Drive and New Laredo Highway, not far from Somerset Road.

According to police, a maroon GMC Sierra was traveling at a high rate of speed when it ran a red light and hit a red Dodge Caravan at the intersection. That’s when, police say, the Dodge Caravan then veered into a white Toyota Tundra that was waiting to turn onto New Laredo Highway.

The driver of the Dodge Caravan had to be rescued by first responders before being taken to the hospital in serious condition, police said. Two children in the vehicle also had minor injuries.

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

The driver accused of causing the crash, a 42-year-old man, suffered no injuries. He will be charged with aggravated assault, police said. He has not been identified.


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