Vehicle breaks apart, burst into flames in fatal crash on San Antonio’s Northeast side

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — One person is dead following a fiery crash on San Antonio’s Northeast side.

It was just before 3 A.M. Thursday when a driver traveling in the elevated Northbound lane of Loop 410 went over the grassy median and landed on the access road near Rittiman.

The vehicle fell nearly 16 feet, breaking apart and bursting into flames when it hit the ground.

Firefighters arrived to find the vehicle fully engulfed and no survivors.

The crash forced officials to close portions of I-35 and Loop 410 for several hours while they cleared the scene.

Investigators are working to identify the victim and determine the cause of the crash.


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