Robbery leads to fatal car crash on north side, officials say

SAN ANTONIO – A robbery on the city’s north side ended in a deadly crash, San Antonio police said.

Police were called for an aggravated robbery around 3:30 Tuesday morning at a Taco Cabana at Blanco Road and West Avenue. A few minutes after the call, police were notified of a major accident at Vista Del Norte and Wurzbach Parkway.

When police arrived at the crash scene, they found the suspects dark-colored Honda Civic had crashed into a tree with three suspects still inside the car. One passenger in the Honda died at the scene. The other two in the car were transported to University Hospital.

A fourth suspect was later found at an apartment complex where she had fled.

A vehicle the suspects were chasing had also crashed farther down from the scene. The victims told police they were meeting with the suspects to buy drugs at the Taco Cabana.

When they arrived at the location, the suspects got out of their car and started to beat up one of the victims. The victims then got back into their car and left.

Police said the suspect started to chase the victims and when the victims took the exit ramp at Vista del Norte, both cars wrecked.

Police said total charges at this time are pending.

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