A man is dead after his pickup crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – The driver of a pickup truck is dead after crashing into an 18-wheeler in the city’s East Side.

Police say the driver of a semi-truck pulling a trailer was making a left turn from Dietrich Road onto Ackerman Road around 6 a.m. Friday when the pickup slammed into the back.

Investigators say the driver of the small truck was speeding, and there were no skid marks, indicating he didn’t even  try to stop before crashing into the back of the 18-wheeler and getting lodged underneath it.

The driver of the pickup was pronounced dead on the scene.

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