Driver, passenger killed after vehicle crash on access road of Loop 410

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police are investigating a vehicle crash that left two people dead early Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. on the access road of Loop 410 near Highway 151, on the city’s far West Side.

According to police, a male driver in his late teens or early 20s was traveling at a high rate of speed when he hit a curb and went up a highway embankment and hit a utility pole.

Police said the passenger, a woman also in her late teens or early 20s, had to be extracted by officers, but was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver was taken by EMS to University Hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

The two people killed have not yet been identified.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash, police said.

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