The 29-year-old pickup truck driver was speeding when he slammed into the back end of a slower moving vehicle, losing control and sliding against the inside wall for about 100 yards. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene. Deputies are investigating whether alcohol was a factor.
A 40-year-old man was rushed to University Hospital in critical condition after being struck by a truck on US 90 and Loop 410 late Monday night. The man was walking on the access road when he was struck.
A black Dodge Challenger was speeding in the westbound lanes of the East Freeway about 12:40 a.m., when it ran into the back of a white Suzuki motorcycle and continued driving. The 21-year-old man on the motorcycle was declared dead at the scene. The Dodge driver kept driving, and authorities discovered the Challenger abandoned farther down the interstate.
Loop 410 has been shut down to one lane on the south side after a motorcycle crash on Sunday night. It happened around 7:30 p.m. on Southeast Loop 410 and Southton on the East bound lanes. Officers said the man in his 20's lost control of his bike, slammed into a light pole, and then a bridge median. The driver was taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in critical condition. Crews have closed down Loop 410 East to just one lane, while they investigate.
Two vehicles were stopped at a red light at the intersection of South Congress and Woodward Road, when a third vehicle smashed in between the two stopped cars. The driver of that third vehicle, a male in his 40's, was found dead at the scene. A man in his 50's was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. A man in his 30's had non-life threatening injuries.