Teenager without a seat belt dies from car wreck injuries

SAN ANTONIO, TX – A 17-year-old died after a serious car accident on the southeast side of the City on Wednesday night.

The accident occurred at about 6 p.m. on South Hackberry near interstate 37.

The teenager was driving a white Scion southbound and speeding when he hit a grey Chevrolet SUV as it turned across traffic from the northbound lanes into a parking lot.

The driver and a 14-year-old male passenger were both transported to the hospital. The driver later died of his injuries. The injuries of the passenger were not life-threatening.

Neither the driver nor his passenger was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver and passenger of the SUV, a 27-year-old woman and her 1-year-old child, were also transported to a local hospital. Their injuries were not critical and they are expected to recover quickly.

The identity of the teenaged driver has not been released.

KSAT News reports that no charges are pending.

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