5 people, including teen driver, hospitalized in two-vehicle crash, SAPD says

The teen driver was issued a citation for not having a drivers license

SAN ANTONIO – Five people were taken to the hospital after a 15-year-old driver caused a two-vehicle crash on the city’s South Side, according to San Antonio police.

The incident happened around noon Sunday in the 200 block of Creath Place.

Police say the teen driver was speeding southbound on Walhalla Avenue when he ran through a stop sign and struck an eastbound vehicle with four occupants inside.

All occupants and the teen were taken to the hospital in fair condition with no major injuries.

Both vehicles were totaled in the crash, said police.

SAPD says the teen also struck a telephone pole and then a tree and caused structural damages to a home near Creath Place and Walhalla Avenue.

It is unknown if the teen driver will face any criminal charges, but he was issued a citation for no operator license.

** A previous version of this article, based on preliminary information from SAPD, stated that six people were injured in the crash. The article has been corrected to state that five people were injured.

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