Man dies after car slams into big rig on Northeast Side

SAN ANTONIO – UPDATE: Tyree James Bowen, 36, has been identified as the man who died following a car crash Tuesday afternoon. He was a passenger in a Dodge Neon that rear ended a flatbed truck.

The Dodge was traveling behind a black SUV which changed lanes at the last second to avoid the flatbed truck, according to the San Antonio Police Department.

Police said the driver of the Dodge told them that he attempted to brake but something was wrong and the car wouldn't stop. The driver is now in stable condition at San Antonio Military Medical Center.


A man is seriously injured after a crash involving a semitrailer on the Northeast Side.  

First responders at the scene said the driver of the big rig was making a left turn at O’Connor and Nacogdoches on Tuesday afternoon.

A driver in an SUV that was behind the big rig went around the semitrailer and the driver in the car behind the SUV then slammed into the back of the trailer.

The passenger in the car was taken to a local hospital. The driver of the car is expected to be OK.