SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police said a driver who was speeding on a Northeast Side street crashed into an 18-wheeler overnight.
The accident happened just before 3 a.m. in the 5500 block of Rittiman Road.
According to police, the driver of a Chrysler Voyager minivan was going excessively fast eastbound before rear-ending the big rig. The van became lodged under the back of the 18-wheeler, police said.
The van driver was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the truck stayed at the scene, was not intoxicated and called 9-1-1.
No criminal charges are pending.