Speeding car launches on Interstate 10 near UTSA campus, killing 2 men, police say
(Original Story)San Antonio police say a driver who crashed his car on a Northwest Side highway, killing himself and his passenger, was speeding. The crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 10 near Hausman Road. Police say the car had been heading east on Hausman when it reached a dead end at Interstate 10 and should have turned onto the access road. Instead, they say, the car continued heading straight, hit a barrier then launched onto the main lanes of the highway. The car then hit the median, killing the two men inside the car.
Family identifies female construction worker killed in violent hit-and-run accident on 1604
SAN ANTONIO - UPDATE: Family members have identified the 29-year-old female construction worker who was killed early Thursday morning in a hit-and-run while she worked on the Northwest Side as Tracie Sheppard. (Previously)A 29-year-old female construction worker was killed at approximately 3:45 a.m. Thursday while she was working on 1604 near Hausman, according to police. She was part of a construction crew working to pick up signs from a previous road closure. San Antonio police referred to the accident as "very violent," as the Explorer was traveling at expressway speeds. Witnesses told police the Explorer continued traveling westbound on 1604 after the incident and the driver didn't stop to render aid.