Driver detained on suspicion of DWI after backing vehicle into home, SAPD says

Incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. in 1500 block of West Mariposa Drive

Mariposa Drive crash image. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – A man in his 30s was detained on suspicion of DWI after crashing his vehicle into a home on the city’s North Side early Monday morning, according to San Antonio police.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m. at a home in the 1500 block of West Mariposa Drive, not far from Interstate 10.

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According to police, the driver of the vehicle had backed up into someone’s house. There were no reported injuries.

A preliminary police report states firefighters told officers that they observed the man to be asleep behind the wheel.

Firefighters shored up the damaged area and worked to make sure the home was stable.

Police did not identify the driver.

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

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, police said.

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