18-wheeler flips, takes down highway sign, power lines on I-35 on San Antonio’s Northeast Side
18-wheeler took out road sign and power lines on I-35 near Eisenhauer Road on Tuesday afternoon. San Antonio police said that the estimated damage to the power and communication lines is $1.5 million dollars. The collision happened at Interstate Highway 35 North and Eisenhauer Road and involved an 18-wheeler. An 18-wheeler was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon that took down a road sign and a utility pole near I-35 and Eisenhauer Road. An 18-wheeler was involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon that took down a road sign and a utility pole near I-35 and Eisenhauer Road.
Man hit by two vehicles while riding bicycle near Barrera Veterans Elementary School, BCSO says
Man hit by two vehicles while riding bicycle near Barrera Veterans Elementary School, BCSO saysVON ORMY, Texas – A man was hit by two vehicles while riding his bicycle near Barrera Veterans Elementary School on Wednesday, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies say they found the man unresponsive. Only one of the drivers of the two cars that hit the man stayed during the investigation. The sheriff’s office said it is searching for a pickup truck believed to be the second vehicle in the collision. Police, Crime Stoppers seek suspect in robbery of East Side lending company
San Marcos police called to more than 12 ice-related crashes on I-35 Saturday
SAN MARCOS – San Marcos police responded to more than 12 ice-related crashes on Interstate 35 early Saturday morning. According to officials, no one was seriously injured in the crashes, but officials are now urging drivers to slow down and avoid traveling due to ice on bridges and roadways throughout the city. SMPD says that bridges on Wonder World Drive, west of I-35, have reopened after being closed due to “slick conditions.”Police shut down I-35 shortly after 4:30 a.m. and diverted traffic to access roads. The interstate was treated for ice and reopened just before 6:30 a.m., police say. “Winter weather conditions are expected to continue throughout the weekend so stay off the roadways if possible.
Community members, shop workers recall fatal wreck outside of Southside shop
SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: Some of the original quotations were said in Spanish and have been translated for clarity. Gloria Tovar, who says she saw the wreck outside of a Southside piñata and novelty shop where she works, said that she was not surprised by the crash. Street racers from San Antonio keep New Braunfels police busy over the weekendTovar said her main concern is speed. Community members in the area say that they want changes, perhaps more patrols and even speed bumps. AdRelated: One man dead, two others hospitalized after racing-related crash on city’s South Side, San Antonio police say
One man dead, two others hospitalized after racing-related crash on city’s South Side, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO – One man is dead and two others are hospitalized after a racing-related crash on the city’s South Side, San Antonio police said on Monday. According to police, the crash happened in the 2400 block of Commerical Avenue near Sharmain Place and Sunglo Drive. Police say that video surveillance of the area shows that an older-looking truck was racing a red sedan in the area. The driver of the truck that was hit by the older truck was a man in his 50s, police said. AdRelated: Man arrested after driving through outdoor church service, San Antonio police say
Two people dead after Jeep hits back of semi-truck, catches fire, San Marcos police say
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Two people are dead after their Jeep crashed into the back of a semi-truck on Sunday, San Marcos police said. According to police, the crash happed at 10:24 p.m. near mile marker 208 on the southbound lanes of Interstate Highway 35. At the scene, investigators said they found a 2014 Jeep that had crashed into the back of the semi-truck, which was parked off the main lanes near the Department of Public Safety weigh station. Police said the Jeep caught fire and was extinguished by the San Marcos Fire Department. Both the driver and a passenger in the Jeep were killed during the crash.
WATCH: Body camera footage shows SAPD officers rescuing passengers from burning vehicle
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department has released new body camera footage of officers rescuing passengers from a burning vehicle Monday on the city’s West Side. New body camera footage released by SAPD to KSAT shows firsthand what officers on the ground saw during the incident. Officers who responded to the crash found the vehicle in flames. The officers put out the fire and rescued the passengers from inside the vehicle. On Tuesday, San Antonio police released other footage of the fiery crash and interviewed the responding officers who recalled the intense situation.
Man facing intoxication assault charges after multi-vehicle collision on West Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – Update:A man is facing an intoxication assault charge following a three-vehicle crash on the city’s West Side, San Antonio police say. Police identified the driver as Carlos Landin, 50, as the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash. The driver of the vehicle that was T-boned was taken to an area hospital with critical injuries. According to police, a truck was traveling south on Benrus Boulevard and hit another vehicle— causing it to hit a parked vehicle during the collision. Related: Man accused of drinking and driving crashes car into dividers along Loop 410, Castle Hills police say
Man in critical condition after rollover crash on East Side, police say
A man is in critical condition after a rollover crash on the East Side, according to San Antonio police. SAN ANTONIO – A man is in critical condition after an overnight rollover crash on the East Side, according to San Antonio police. The crash happened around 2:46 a.m., Saturday, on I-10 and Loop 410. The driver was taken to University Hospital in critical condition. Speed was a factor in the crash, but authorities said it’s unclear if alcohol was involved.
Two pedestrians hit, killed while crossing West Side street, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO – Two pedestrians were killed while trying to cross a street on the city’s West Side, San Antonio police said. The collision happened around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Culebra Road and Northwest 19th Street. Investigators say the pedestrians, a man and a woman in their 50s or 60s, were walking across Culebra Street when they were struck by a gray Dodge Challenger. The driver told officers that he did not see the pedestrians crossing the street until it was too late. Related: Woman shot, killed in driveway minutes after rollerskating in northeast Bexar County, sheriff says
Woman hospitalized after being hit by car on North Side street, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO – A woman was knocked unconscious and sent to an area hospital after she was hit by a car while crossing the street, San Antonio police say. The incident happened near Cornwall Drive and Blanco Road on Wednesday evening. Police say the victim, a woman in her 40s or 50s, was crossing Blanco Road when she was hit by a car traveling south on Blanco. The woman was not walking in a crosswalk at the time of the collision. Related: Man killed in South Side shooting, San Antonio police say
Man may need leg amputation after road rage incident on the city’s South Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A 64-year-old man may need his leg amputated after being hit by a vehicle on the city’s South Side, San Antonio police said. The incident happened Monday near School and South Presa streets, police said. The 64-year-old yelled at the driver of an SUV who was on South Presa, and the driver turned around and hit the man with his vehicle, police said. Police said the collision followed a road rage incident between the two men that may have happened around the South Presa and Hackberry area. Related: 73-year-old man killed after crashing truck into pillar on Loop 1604 at Green Mountain Road
Man, 65, killed while crossing the street on city’s South Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A 65-year-old man is dead after being hit by a vehicle on the city’s South Side, police say. Police said the incident happened Monday evening near the intersection of Gillette Boulevard and South Zarzamora Street. The man was hit by a driver in his teens or early 20s while crossing Gillette Boulevard, police said. Police say the driver was detained for questioning and could face charges. Related: Man, 44, dies after being shot outside his home by group of men, San Antonio police say
Crash on I-10 overnight leaves infant with fractured skull
Justine Garcia, 24, has been charged with intoxication assault and marijuana possession following the crash, which seriously injured an infant that was in the vehicle, police said. Police say the 3-month-old baby suffered a fractured skull and contusion to the head. Her vehicle was the only one involved in the crash, police say. SAPD said the baby was secured in a child seat, but the child seat was not properly attached to the rear seat. The eastbound lanes of I-10 were shut down in the area for about three hours while police investigated the crash.
3 hospitalized after seven-car collision on Northwest Side, San Antonio officials say
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio officials say three people were taken to the hospital, and a person is under investigation for driving under the influence after a seven-car crash on the Northwest Side. The crash happened near the intersection of De Zavala Road and Autumn Vista Street on Wednesday evening. Police said a person in a black pickup truck was driving west on De Zavala Road when they swerved into three lanes of oncoming traffic. Police said the pickup truck collided head-on with six other vehicles that were stopped at the intersection. The San Antonio Fire Department confirmed three people were taken to area hospitals.
Man hospitalized after being hit by car on South Side, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police say a man is hospitalized in critical condition after being hit by a car on the South Side. The man was hit near Pleasanton Road and Lee Street on Monday evening. Police said the man stepped off a curb and was hit by a car driven by a woman in her 30s or 40s. Police said the woman was driving north on Pleasanton Road when the man stepped into her vehicle’s path. Related: 2 victims in high-speed, rollover crash on far South Side identified, officials say
Do you know this woman? San Antonio police need help identifying driver in deadly hit-and-run
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are requesting the public’s help in identifying a woman involved in a fatal hit and run that happened Saturday. According to police, the crash happened around 7:40 a.m. on Saturday on Interstate Highway East near the Interstate Highway 37 South junction. The Honda SUV crashed into a guardrail, and the driver walked away from the scene. If you have any information on the woman’s identity, you are asked to call SAPD’s Traffic Investigations Division at 210-207-7385. Related: ‘This person needs to turn themselves in’: Family urges driver in fatal hit-and-run on South Side to come forward
Man hit, killed while crossing Southwest Side street identified
SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE: Officials identified the man killed while crossing a Southwest Side street Tuesday as 63-year-old Alberto Cruz Herminia. (Original Story)A man was killed after he ran across a Southwest Side street and was hit by a vehicle, San Antonio police said. Police say the crash happened on Tuesday night at the intersection of West Mayfield Boulevard and South Zarzamora Street. The victim, a man in his 60s, was running east across South Zarzamora Street and was struck by a woman driving in the outside lane, police said. Officials say the woman did not see the man and stopped after she hit him.
18-wheeler rollover accident prompts partial road closure of I-35, New Braunfels police say
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas – An 18-wheeler rollover crash is causing significant delays for drivers, a partial road closure on I-35 and has left one person hospitalized, according to New Braunfels police. The crash happened Saturday morning on I-35, near Highway 46 South. Officials say most of I-35 is now closed in the area. The cab of the 18-wheeler caught fire following the crash, but the fire has since been extinguished. Drivers can expect “significant delays” for the next couple of hours on I-35 in New Braunfels, as officials are still working to clear the scene.
Woman killed after golf cart, SUV collide in Fair Oaks Ranch, police say
FAIR OAKS RANCH, Texas – A woman was killed after a crash involving a golf cart and a large SUV in Fair Oaks Ranch, police say. The woman, who was driving the golf cart, died at the scene, police say. Fair Oaks Ranch police are still investigating the crash. The driver of the SUV was not identified by officers and was not hurt in the crash, police say. Both individuals are residents of Fair Oaks Ranch, according to officials.
Motorcyclist hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after crash on Northwest Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – A motorcyclist was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a crash on the city’s Northwest Side, San Antonio police say. According to police, the driver of a white van pulled out of a parking lot and collided with a motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a male in his 20s, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say the driver of the van may face a driving while intoxicated charge. Related: Man hospitalized, in serious condition after motorcycle crash on North Side, police say
Man killed in head-on crash with VIA bus on far East Side, police say
SAN ANTONIO – Update:The man killed in a head-on crash with a VIA bus early Sunday morning has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office. Jasper Richardson, 29, was killed after his vehicle drifted into the oncoming lane of a VIA bus and crashed head-on, according to police. Original:A man is dead after a head-on crash with a VIA bus on the city’s far East Side, according to San Antonio police. Witnesses say the man’s vehicle drifted into the oncoming lane of a VIA bus, going the opposite direction, when it struck the bus head-on. The driver of the VIA bus and the two to three passengers that were on the bus during the crash were uninjured.
SAPD: Driver saved with Jaws of Life after 18-wheeler crash
SAN ANTONIO – First responders rescued a driver with the jaws of life after crashing into an 18-wheeler on Monday. The incident happened in the 10900 block of Applewhite Road, less than a mile outside of Loop 410, near Palo Alto Road. The driver crossed into oncoming traffic and hit the 18-wheeler, police say. The driver was taken to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police say. This is a developing story, and we’ll update this article as more details become available.
Man swerves vehicle into 90-year-old woman’s house on South Side, SAPD says
SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department are investigating a crash on the city’s South Side after a man swerved a vehicle into a home. The man grabbed the steering wheel during the exchange, causing the woman to lose control, drive through two fences and hit the side of a house. The homeowner, a woman in her 90s, was watching TV at the time of the incident. The homeowner said she felt a bump when the car struck the home but was not injured. Police did not release any information on the woman who was driving the car.
‘I didn’t get the chance to say goodbye,‘: Mother mourns the loss of her teen daughter after fatal crash
SAN ANTONIO – A third victim has died after a major crash involving four vehicles on the city’s North Side last month, according to San Antonio police. “I didn’t know anything about it until the 26th. I didn’t know she passed in the crash. “I didn’t get the chance to say goodbye to her or I love her, you know. RELATED: 2 dead, 5 hospitalized after major multi-vehicle crash on North Side, San Antonio police say
Two victims of major multi-vehicle crash on North Side identified
SAN ANTONIO – Two victims of a major, multi-vehicle crash on the city’s North Side last week have been identified. Briana Sorrell, 15, and James Edward Ewell III, 20, were killed in the crash, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office. The crash is believed to have stemmed from a race between two vehicles, traveling south on McCullough, according to San Antonio police. The vehicle traveling from Millwood and crossing through McCullough was clipped by one of the vehicles racing, officials said. Three vehicles were reported to be involved in the crash, but police say a fourth vehicle is believed to have been involved but fled the sceneRELATED: 2 dead, 5 hospitalized after major multi-vehicle crash on North Side, San Antonio police say
2 dead, 5 hospitalized after major multi-vehicle crash on North Side, San Antonio police say
SAN ANTONIO – Two people are dead and five others were hospitalized after a major crash on the city’s North Side, San Antonio police said. San Antonio police responded to the intersection of Pinewood Lane and McCullough Avenue around 4:24 p.m. Wednesday for the crash call. Police say they know of at least three vehicles, possibly four, involved in the crash. They said the drivers of two of those vehicles were believed to have been racing south on McCullough. The vehicle traveling from Millwood and crossing through McCullough was clipped by one of the vehicles racing, police said.
Officials ID driver killed in head-on crash on the Northeast Side
SAN ANTONIO – Update:We've learned the name of a man killed in a head-on crash on the Northeast Side. The other driver was taken to the hospital and is expected to recover. Original:One driver was killed and another was taken to the hospital after a head-on crash on the far Northeast Side Friday night, according to San Antonio Police Department. The driver of the SUV was killed in the crash, authorities say. Officials ID man, 23, killed in crash on Highway 281 downtown
One injured after car crashes into home on Southeast Side
SAN ANTONIO – A car crashed into a home Saturday afternoon on the Southeast Side, leaving one person injured. The crash happened around 4 p.m. in the 3600 block of Roland Road. Police say the driver lost control of the car and crashed into the home. The passenger of the car was injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries. The driver was arrested, per police, due to outstanding warrants.
Off-duty Houston officer killed in wrong-way crash on I-10 near Sealy
HOUSTON – A crash on Interstate 10 West near Sealy Thursday claimed the life of a Houston police officer, who officials say was driving the wrong way on the highway when she slammed into a big rig. Gizele Solorio worked with the Houston Police Department for about 2.5 years and graduated from the cadet class 230 as the class president, according to HPD Commander Chandra Hatcher. Solorio was driving eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-10 when she was in a head-on collision with the 18-wheeler. Hatcher described Solorio as an officer who stood out. “Officer Solorio was a bright and shining star,” Hatcher said.