Man killed in multi-vehicle crash on West Side ID’d by medical examiner

No other injuries reported

A three-vehicle crash on the Northwest Side sent a 30-year-old man to the hospital in critical condition, according to San Antonio police. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIOUpdate (3:30 p.m., Sunday):

A 30-year-old man killed in a crash on the West Side has been identified by the Bexar County Medical Examiner.

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The crash occurred just before 9:30 p.m., Friday, in the 9400 block of Culebra Road.

Adam Al-Rafati, the driver of a silver Infiniti, died from his injuries from the crash. No other injuries were reported.

Further details are limited at this time.

Original:

A man is dead after a crash on the city’s West Side Friday night, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the 9400 block of Culebra Road.

Police said a silver Infiniti was heading east on Culebra. At the same time, a maroon Chrysler left a gas station and ran a red light, sideswiping the Infiniti, according to SAPD.

The Infiniti was then redirected toward oncoming traffic from the impact and was struck head-on by a green truck heading west, authorities said.

The driver of the Infiniti, a 30-year-old man, was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police said the drivers of the Chrysler and the truck stayed at the crash scene and waited for officers to arrive.

No criminal charges resulted from the crash. The investigation continues.


About the Authors:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.

Joe Arredondo is a photojournalist at KSAT 12.